The Canadian designer on how he turned the COVID-19 lockdown into a chance for inventive exploration.
Like many individuals, Vejas Kruszewski realized to knit through the pandemic. However he labored with yarn constituted of recycled post-consumer denim, so his outcomes are distinctive.
Profiting from it
Since 2016, when he grew to become the youngest winner ever of the celebrated LVMH Particular Prize, Canadian inventive Vejas Kruszewski has been using a wave of worldwide consideration for his architecturally-off-kilter items. For a number of years, the design phenom ran his eponymous model out of Paris. Then got here COVID-19. Unable to resume his work visa, Kruszewski discovered himself caught in Canada initially sans stitching machine however with loads of time on his arms. “I realized how one can knit,” he says. “It was fairly an expertise and one thing I usually wouldn’t have had time for. I spent lots of hours watching The Crown and a Nationwide Geographic collection referred to as Mars whereas practising.”
Self-care — however make it vogue
Kruszewski’s items could have a posh construction, however they recall laid-back inspirations — “attractive, lazy seaside vibes,” as