Aoi Kotsuhiroi at Musee des Arts Decoratifs in Paris

Aoi Kotsuhiroi, the enigmatic Japanese-born object designer we profiled in the second volume of our print magazine is presenting hew latest creations in an installation called “I Vomited the Wearing Out of Nameless Things” at the new exhibit on contemporary French jewelry at Musee des Arts Decoratifs in Paris. This should be all the more interesting because her dark and quiet visual poetry will be juxtaposed against the pomp-and-circumstance of the museum’s permanent collection. The exhibit opens tomorrow.


Boris Bidjan Saberi for Atelier New York

Dear readers,

This season Boris Bidjan Saberi produced a capsule collection for one of our favorite stores, Atelier New York.

All of the leather pieces are made of horsehide completely by hand in Saberi’s atelier in Barcelona. The long sleeved top, tank and beanie are all tubular knit (no side seams) cashmere. The scarf is also tubular knit cashmere, weaved using a 3-D imaging technique.

Each piece is numbered.

Photography: Lee Morgan
Styling Assistance: Satoru Chiba
Hair: Yusuke Miura
Makeup: Yuco Aoki


A Few Words With: John Skelton of LN-CC

In only a couple of years of its existence, LN-CC, the London multiple-brand boutique has gone from an open secret of the fashion cognoscenti to a major player whose business model is quickly being imitated by other shops. John Skelton, the store’s co-founder and creative director, has played a major role in its meteoric rise. I recently caught up with him in London to talk shop…