Pintrill + Grado Heaphones Pin

Two Brooklyn-based brands work together on one miniature collaboration

Brooklyn’s PINTRILL is one of those “either you get it or you don’t” types of brands. Making accessories inspired by pop culture, relevant sayings and various niche fashion icons, the playful brand exists for a select segment of internet enthusiasts. And as it turns out, fellow Brooklyn-based brand Grado Headphones is on the same wavelength. So much so, that their own VP Jonathan Grado reached …

Maison des Perles

Japanese needlework artist Môko Kobayashi renders haute couture embroidery playfully accessible

While haute couture has, in recent years, moved toward displaying the textural qualities of embellishment through abstraction, Maison des Perles brooches, pins and necklaces are largely representational. Founding artist Môko Kobayashi uses classical haute couture embroidery techniques to create playful accessories that shimmer and enchant. Kobayashi approaches her subjects with a penetrating attention to detail. Each bead is reminiscent of a pixel; every one critical …