In Studio With

Timo Weiland on The City as Muse

"We’re culture curators,” says Timo Weiland of the collective design team behind his eponymous line. Their palatial Brooklyn studio is like a think-tank for cool kids with its verdant brick-walled interior, midcentury furnishings and vinyl playing in the background. A discernible hub for innovation, ...

Halleh Amiralai on Jewelry Inspired by the Stars

Halleh Amiralai's fine jewelry collection makes spirituality sparkle. Inspired by her Persian heritage, her gold and gem collection evokes luxury and mystical exoticism. For the woman who wants understated jewels to compliment her inner glow, meet the collection you’ve been dreaming of.

Inside the Creative Minds Behind Carolina Sarria

If Michelle Lamy – Rick Owen’s mesmeric wife, muse and creative accomplice – had two young protégées in the Big Apple, Carolina Sarria and Bianca Allen could easily fit the bill. Outfitted in black leather, silver jewelry, and deep-dyed hair, these women exude an aura of rock ‘n’ roll glamour. The b ...

What Makes Soludo’s Nick Brown Happy?

“Is this gonna bring a smile to someone’s face?” That’s what Nick Brown thinks every time he designs a shoe. He started Soludos in 2010 as a homegrown project, delivering espadrilles from his West Village apartment. The brand has since then achieved international status and is basically synonymous i ...

Scott Morrison Has Over 800 Different Types of Denim

If you haven’t already heard of Scott Morrison, he’s the man with the Midas touch. In the denim department, that is. With lines like Paper Denim and Ernest Sewn under his belt, 3x1is only the latest endeavor for this jeanius. The brand’s Soho flagship is not your average storefront. The focal point ...

How Rialto Jean Projects Makes Art Out of Denim

Using denim as a canvas for change, Rialto Jean Project: Denim Doing Good creates hand-painted vintage pieces benefiting children's art therapy programs. Go inside the studio and wear your heart on your jeans. Read the full article: www.cools.com/article/denim-doing-good