He kept up his window shopping after the Dynamo drafted him out of Central Florida in 2012, though now he could act on his desires a little more often. He’d ride his bike to the now-closed boutique The Class Room and engage in something a little more detailed than just shopping. “He was going to look at different fabrics and textiles at manufacturers across Houston after training, which was definitely not a common thing for MLS rookies to do,” Carr says. Creavalle was traded to Toronto FC in July 2014, and eagerly took in that city’s fashion influence, particularly a slimmer cut kind of T-shirt.
With his career on solid ground, he started branching out: along with his cousin, Stephen, he founded CREAVALLE, turning out French terry logo tees and selling them at an Atlanta pop-up,