He's One Determined Sew And Sew

Anthony Hankins just might turn his $40 million fashion house into the next Claiborne

His Dallas studio may look like an overstocked toy store, but fashion isn't child's play for designer Anthony Mark Hankins. Despite such juvenile props as a bathroom with a Mickey Mouse theme and a collection of 3,000 dolls, and despite his often-manic manner, the 28-year-old entrepreneur is dead serious about his bustling clothing business. "There's no reason," he declares without a hint of modesty, "why Anthony Mark Hankins cannot be as big as Liz Claiborne or Tommy Hilfiger."

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