Interview: Amah Ayivi, Marché Noir Lomé-Paris

The designer and clothing dealer tells us why style will always triumph over fashion

Born in the Togolese Republic, Amah Ayivi emigrated to France at 12 years old to discover an entirely different world of aesthetics roaming the Parisian streets. Fascinated by fashion from a young age, Ayivi developed his interest in vintage clothing—drawn to its patina and singularity—into a thriving business, searching for second-hand clothing in West Africa and shipping it back to Paris. He opened the first …

Tanner Goods Launches BĀS: II Collection

A military-vibed unisex range, inspired by fictional, futuristic optimists

The second release from Tanner Goods‘ sci-fi inspired collection, named BĀS: II, is a sprawling line of unisex, military-inspired vintage finds, one-off goods, and reworked classics. The inspiration was drawn from fictional, peaceful, roving futuristic optimists. Beyond the narrative the brand dreamt up, the collection is rooted in the utilization of long-lasting materials and timeless styles (in particular, the garments engineered to meet the specifications …

Le Labo’s Limited Edition Discovery Set

Mini fragrances from the beloved brand's City Exclusives collection, usually only available in their namesake location

Usually Le Labo’s City Exclusives—11 unique and delicious fragrances—are each only available at their namesake location. So if you want to smell like the sweet Vanille 44 scent, you have to head to the Paris boutique. But this month, the SoHo-based parfumerie is making sample sizes of the fragrances available online individually or in their Discovery Set—which is a selection of five of the beloved …