Joshua Katcher is a producer with almost a decade of television, commercial and PR experience. Katcher also is a designer and professor of ethical and sustainable fashion at the Laboratory Institute of Merchandising (LIM College) in Manhattan. His lectures on ethical fashion have taken him to University of Pennsylvania, Parsons University, Brown University, The American University of Paris, along with many fashion organizations, conferences and festivals. Katcher’s classroom has become an essential stop-over for many leading voices in the sustainable fashion world from celebrity photographer Nigel Barker to designer John Bartlett.
Katcher founded TheDiscerningBrute.com in 2008 as a resource for men who want to make intelligent decisions concerning their lifestyles. With a focus on “fashion, food & etiquette for the ethically handsome man”, The Discerning Brute produces expert, essential content and boldly takes a stand. BraveGentleMan.com, the integrated, eCommerce brother-site of The Discerning Brute was launched in 2011 and features “principled attire” and “smart supplies” handpicked for informed indulgence. Exclusive collaborations with marquis brands and designers and the growing notoriety of the Brave GentleMan label make this online shop unparalleled in the current marketplace.