COLETTE ENVISIONS OH LA LA LAND FASHION COLLABS BETWIXT THE THEN AND NOW

by flaunt

On the eve of its 20th anniversary, stupendous French concept boutique, Colette—a long-time stocklist of Flaunt, among myriad fabulous other things—is no stranger to unusual pairings. Thus, owner and founder, Sarah Andelman—having worked with brands and personalities the world over, watched dozens of fashion weeks come and go, and won lauds in every magazine imaginable—determined that for this special issue’s retail strategy, she’d break the mold. Thus, concept products delivered to the shelves by leading L.A. and Paris brands, and designed, in collaboration and in limited quantity…with dead people. Remarking on the pleasantries of collaboration with the deceased, Andelman cheerily remarks, “They always agree!”


Illustrated by Miguel Villalobos for Jed Root.