Adam Lippes is an American fashion designer who was born in 1972. He graduated from the Cornell University and in 1995, he started his fashion career at Polo Ralph Lauren. He then moved to Oscar de la Renta and became one of the youngest creative directors in the fashion world. Lippes launched his own label of cotton basics named as adampluseve in 2004. Later Electra Toub joined Adam and named the company ADAM + EVE. Later the company expanded its collections and came to be known as ADAM. In 2007, Adam made his first formal runway show in New York Fashion Week.