Tony Drockton, Founder & Chief Cheerleader, Hammitt, A DotCom Magazine Exclusive Interview

    About Tony Drockton and Hammitt

    A lifelong entrepreneur, Tony Drockton began his career with an MBA from Bowling Green in his home state of Ohio. He then established a pattern of success through his start-ups in the construction and finance industries before moving on to high fashion, where you'll find him today as the driving force and creative genius behind Hammitt, the American luxury accessories brand based in Los Angeles. Tony’s primary goal at Hammitt is to create a successful American brand built on the European model, where versatile design and master craftsmanship come together to create high-value quality you can trust and products that will last a lifetime. Tony is respected for his business success and remembered for his endless optimism, inspiring positivity, and ever-present smile.

    Recognizing the potential of Hammitt in 2008, Tony partnered with the Founder, Stephanie Hammitt, assumed control of the company and majority ownership of Hammitt Los Angeles. The combination of Tony's well developed business acumen and the stunning design and craftsmanship of Hammitt handbags, has elevated the company from a regional boutique brand to a international phenomenon in the fashion industry. The integration of his creative skills and management expertise, is a powerful, rare amalgam forming the core of Tony's extraordinary insight and abilities.

    As Executive Creative Director, Tony maintains full creative control of Hammitt, pushing the company in new directions, curating the distinctive DNA, and maintaining axioms of the Hammitt Brand.

    As CEO, Tony has full operational responsibility for Hammitt Los Angeles. Driving the Brand upward and the company forward at an impressive rate.

    "My love for Los Angeles and passion for design has helped Hammitt become the industry leader in accessories from the west coast. We are focused on precision details, high quality leather, and customer service, which gives each Hammitt client the hand crafted luxury experience unique to our brand."

    Recognizing the potential of Hammitt in 2008, Tony partnered with the Founder, Stephanie Hammitt, assumed control of the company and majority ownership of Hammitt Los Angeles. The combination of Tony's well developed business acumen and the stunning design and craftsmanship of Hammitt handbags, has elevated the company from a regional boutique brand to a international phenomenon in the fashion industry. The integration of his creative skills and management expertise, is a powerful, rare amalgam forming the core of Tony's extraordinary insight and abilities.

    As Executive Creative Director, Tony maintains full creative control of Hammitt, pushing the company in new directions, curating the distinctive DNA, and maintaining axioms of the Hammitt Brand.

    As CEO, Tony has full operational responsibility for Hammitt Los Angeles. Driving the Brand upward and the company forward at an impressive rate.

    "My love for Los Angeles and passion for design has helped Hammitt become the industry leader in accessories from the west coast. We are focused on precision details, high quality leather, and customer service, which gives each Hammitt client the hand crafted luxury experience unique to our brand."