Silent Panda is a luxury streetwear brand that utilizes technology and innovation to sell footwear | apparel to the domestic and international markets. Intent on keeping consumers engaged, Silent Panda’s technological format is a Mobile App eco-system that allows customers to earn bonus points, receive rewards, and experience a virtual stylist that provides information on how to wear the product. The idea is to continue building a community of all things fashion that will create an extreme shopping experience for the consumer. Silent Panda speaks to the next wave of innovation, convenience, and personalization which are paramount for customer engagement in todays market.
Silent Panda is headed by native Californian and former professional athlete Samuel Taylor, who played seven seasons with the California Angels and the Cincinnati Reds. Upon retiring from baseball, Taylor decided to pursue his education and studied Exercise & Sports Science at the University of San Francisco as well as fashion design at the Academy of Art University - merging his love for both sports and fashion. After completing these programs, Taylor began his design career with GRAMMY® award-winning artists OUTKAST, creating merchandise and capsule collections for their brand OUTKAST Clothing. Taylor went on to work in senior design roles with Pac Sun, Levi’s, Old Navy, and TESH before founding his own label Silent Panda in 2017.
Taylor lives between the Bay Area and Los Angeles, and develops Silent Pandas collections in both Portugal and Japan.