Lauren Leja: Invisible Commute

Jun 03 2017 Filed in: The Covet + Lou Questionnaire

Known in Boston as "The Shoe Whisperer," Lauren Leja has a rich artistic practice outside of the Barneys shoe department. Along with collecting vintage snapshots and autograph books, Leja is herself a documentarian. Every day Leja documents her commute with a photo, training her eye to seek the tiny beauty in the netherworld between Point A and Point B.  Where...

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The Rambler: Jordana Nicolson

May 22 2016 Filed in: The Covet + Lou QuestionnaireThe Rambler


The Covet + Lou Questionnaire: Artist Alicia Scardetta

Dec 03 2015 Filed in: The Covet + Lou Questionnaire

Where are you right now? Brooklyn, NY What inspires you? Museum retrospectives, national parks, hardworking people. Your idea of happiness? Summer. Of misery? Winter. What is your most creative time of day? AM. 3 things you could not live without? Sweet treats, public transit, and movie theaters. When is honesty not the best policy? On social media. Fight back or...

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The Covet + Lou Questionnaire: Mina Stone

Feb 24 2015 Filed in: The Covet + Lou Questionnaire

Where are you right now? The studio of Urs Fischer, an artist I cook for. What inspires you? Humor, grocery stores, colors of food, and Greece. Your idea of happiness? Simple things and belly-aching laughter. Of misery? Complicated things and anxiety. What is your most creative time of day? 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. What is your greatest extravagance? Fancy natural-product splurges What fault in others...

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The Covet + Lou Questionnaire: Rodebjer

Dec 22 2014 Filed in: The Covet + Lou Questionnaire

Where are you right now? In New York. What inspires you? Everything, pretty much. But more intensely, I’m inspired by traveling; passionate people who love what they do; art, film and music. I also love reading biographies. Your idea of happiness? Being present, I think, in everything you do and taking full responsibility of everything you do. Of misery? To...

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The Covet + Lou Questionnaire: Basic Terrain’s Joy Bryant

Oct 13 2014 Filed in: The Covet + Lou Questionnaire

Where are you right now? A treehouse. What inspires you? People, places, and things. Your idea of happiness? Making fresh tracks on a powder day. Of misery? Feeling inadequate. What is your most creative time of day? Morning. What is your greatest extravagance? A used Mercedes G-wagon. What fault in others do you tend to tolerate most? Questionable taste...

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The Covet + Lou Questionnaire: Laurel Pantin

Jun 23 2014 Filed in: The Covet + Lou Questionnaire

Where are you right now? Sitting at my desk at work (secretly wishing I was swimming in a lake upstate!) What inspires you? Fringey textures, the outdoors, the American west, I feel "inspired" after a couple of whiskey rocks…ha! Your idea of happiness? Being able to do whatever I want! Of misery? Having to pee when you're on a long road trip with...

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The Covet + Lou Questionnaire: Bridget Brager

May 12 2014 Filed in: The Covet + Lou Questionnaire

What inspires you? Travel, music, and art. Smart girls who work hard, kick butt, and are ladies all the while. And, of course, my family, whom I would go to the ends of the world for. Your idea of happiness? Spending some cabin time in Montana on Flathead Lake with my husband and our boy, Greyson, with family coming and going. Lots of laughing,...

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The Covet + Lou Questionnaire: All Roads

Apr 22 2014 Filed in: The Covet + Lou Questionnaire

All Roads is a creative workshop and textile studio based in Los Angeles. Founded by Robert Dougherty and Janelle Pietrzak, they combine wood, metal, fiber and reclaimed materials to create beautiful objects. This spring they collaborated with Covet + Lou to create an exclusive wall hanging. Where are you right now? In my home studio, in the foothills of the San Gabriel...

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The Covet + Lou Questionnaire: Anita Patrickson

Mar 13 2014 Filed in: The Covet + Lou Questionnaire

Where are you right now? The Riviera Maya in Mexico, on my annual post-awards season rehab getaway. What inspires you? Nature, interiors, family, someone with a great sense of humor and, of course, fashion and photography. What is your most creative time of day? 7 to 9 a.m., with a cup of coffee. What is your greatest extravagance? Travel and...

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