Random Questions with Haley Alexis Featuring Stylist Middleman Fresh
Robert “ Middleman Fresh” Flood is best known in Atlanta as one of the industries top wardrobe stylists. With 15 years in the game, Middleman has pushed the envelope and explored untouched boundaries. Middleman’s eccentric eyewear and colorful personality has set him up to be the go to stylist for bold strategic looks. The popular stylist and designer has worked with clients such as Cee Lo Green, Cedric the Entertainer, John Legend, Future, and campaigns for Sean John to name a few. Before his schedule got too busy this week, Middleman Fresh took some time out to answer “ Random Questions with Haley Alexis”.
Q. Where did the name Middle Man Fresh originate?
A. I got my name by connecting people i.e. bridging the gap between fashion and my clients. My clients knew I had key relationships to secure the latest releases before they hit the store.
Q. When did you know that styling was your passion?
A. When I knew I could do it without a fee. Styling relaxes me and brings out my creativity.
Q. What were some of your favorite projects to work on?
A. Global Runway , Sean John x Playboy Ad Campaign
Q. Who would be your dream client to style?
A. Jay Z , our former president Barack Obama and Oprah
Q. How has your style changed in the past 10 years?
A. When I was coming up in my 20’s oversized clothing was the move. It was very streetwear and colorful. However, as I have gotten older, I prefer more tailored, euro cut styles. I prefer well made, but simple designs.
Q. If you had $10,000 dollars to go on a shopping spree anywhere… where would you go and what would be top on your list of things to get?
A. That is hard because I have never visited Italy or China and as you know luxury is major in the markets. But if I had to make one choice, I would prefer to go to Italy…but $10,000 is not enough… I want to purchase a Rolex watch and a suit to go along with it.