Places We Love: elu

élu San Francisco

By Regina Connell. There is so much bad retail out there, it’s a miracle Amazon and its e-commerce ilk haven’t already taken more than 7% of the retail category in the US. But retail survives despite itself. The stars, of … Continue reading

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Profile: Leather Works Minnesota

Kent’s Sewing Machine

By Anna Hoeschen. All photos by Caitlin Cooreman. An American flag rests against a white brick wall in the Leather Works Minnesota studio. It keeps watch over the swivel knives and mallets, the sheets of chocolate leather and the metal … Continue reading

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Noticed: Andreea Mandrescu’s Materiality


By Dominique Koudsi. Much like writing a second novel, I imagine one of the most difficult aspects of being a maker is following up a collection with something that is equally, if not more, inspired. And when that collection is … Continue reading

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The New Luxury: The Craft of the T


By Regina Connell. My Ts are the hardest working things in my wardrobe. Particularly my black ones. They are both beautiful and useful…nay, essential: I wear them at least 5 out of 7 days. So I take them seriously. Now it’s time … Continue reading

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