So much so that the 26-year-old former stylist named his eyewear company after that most basic symbol of relaxation, the chair. To further the point, he even changed his own name (in English), though his Chinese name is still Yuan Zhou. For ChairEyes, launched in 2008, Yuan wanted to drive home the importance of taking the time to savor good design. “I think the fashion industry all has to go too fast, too soon,” he says, explaining that it is better enjoyed as if “[sitting] down slowly in a chair.”
Issa Rae stopped by WWD's NYC headquarters to talk about season two of "Insecure," which premieres this Sunday on HBO. Click link in bio for all the details. #wwdeye (📷: @jgreenery; Styled by @mayteallende)
A Stella McCartney sketch of a custom dress made from protein-based silk in partnership with biotech lab Bolt Threads. The dress will be displayed at The Museum of Modern Art's upcoming design exhibition, "Items: Is Fashion Modern?"