Interview: Knitwear Designer Kim Haller

Insight on an eponymous second collection inspired by a letter of heartbreak

When you enter knitwear designer Kim Haller’s Brooklyn studio, you are also entering her home. A career consultant for international luxury brands like Calvin Klein and Derek Lam, Haller transformed the ground floor of her charming townhouse into a cozy workspace. This space acted as the incubator for Haller’s first eponymous collection, which she launched last February at stores like Opening Ceremony. Practical and comfortable, …

Art Pillows by Aelfie

The Brooklyn-based textile designer starts collaborating with her creative neighbors for a whimsical collection of hand-embroidered cushions

In the two years since opening her eponymous studio in Brooklyn, Aelfie Oudghiri has expanded from her remarkable handwoven rugs to create pillows, bedding and an especially dreamy collection of hand-dyed sheepskin decor. Now Oudghiri has trained her eye on a collaboration with her new Art Pillows, a collection of whimsical cushions featuring designs and illustrations by artists such as Chris Uphues, Atelier Bingo and …

Interview: Jessica Lapidos of TILLYandWILLIAM

We talk to one half of the Brooklyn-based duo that's revolutionizing fashion with transformable, genderless garments

The fashion industry seems inherently designed to form addiction; as soon as you perfect your wardrobe to suit the demands of a particular season’s style, a new era is ushered in. It’s a vicious cycle that is costly to people and the environment, with rapacious, unsustainable demands. Designers Jessica Lapidos and Tom Barranca are fighting that harmful construct with their fashion experiment TILLYandWILLIAM, a collection …