New Platform Remane Empowers People with Curly and Kinky Hair

The innovative platform leverages contextualized hair data because "haircare is self-care"

When Ariel Lee—who co-founded Remane, a haircare journey platform specially dedicated to Afro-textured hair—was in college at the University of Texas, fellow students began coming to her to do their hair. “One girl was asking me to braid down her hair so she could slap a wig on it,” she tells us. “When she came to me her hair was so matted up. It was …

Pivotte Studio Reimagines What “Office Wear” Can Be

"We work anywhere—our clothes need to mirror that lifestyle," says co-founder Evelyn Frison

Like many innovative companies, Pivotte Studio—founded by Evelyn Frison and Yehua Yang—was created to solve a problem. “The simple answer,” Frison says of the impetus behind the brand, “is that I hate women’s pants. I hate jeans and they are also so eco-unfriendly. I hate dress trousers, and I can’t wear activewear or leggings to non-fitness activities.” So Frison and Yang embarked on a mission …

The Nature-Inspired Textures of Grand Seiko’s Sōkō Frost Timepieces

Two new US-exclusive special edition wristwatches honor the transition from autumn to winter

Through exquisite finishes and an enchantingly icy aesthetic, the two new watches of the Grand Seiko Sōkō Frost collection invoke the artistry of nature. The Japanese luxury watchmaker looked to the moment of first frost and the transition from autumn to winter for design inspiration here. In Japan, a year isn’t only shoehorned into four seasons; it’s defined by 24 sekki (which can be further …