February 10 2014

Designer Dossier: Eckhaus Latta

New York-Fashion Week

Textile and fine art students, now fully-fledged fashion designers Mike Eckhaus and Zoe Latta showed Sunday at The Standard, High Line with their usual flair for the unconventional. If Chromat and Chris Galinas look to a technological future, Echhaus Latta sees something a bit more desert dystopic...

Is there an image (or images) that defines your latest collection?

Do you sketch your designs?
Yes, we both have very different hands so we draw more as a means of communicating to each other. They're often very generalized and we won't understand the idea until we physically realize it.

What are a few words to describe this season's collection?
• undone/finished
• interior
• rigid/fluidity

YouTube Inspiration

Is there something you've always wanted to do, but have never done?
Burning Man and S/S Fashion Week are always at the same time...

What's your favorite pastime and why?
Zoe: Boogie boarding. Mike: I can't remember!

The first thing you think of in the morning?
Snooze button or email.

Photos Joy Jacobs & BFA

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