New York-based manufacturers Comme Si, the posh sock label based by Jenni Lee, and Lichen, the Brooklyn-based inside design incubator based by Ed Be and Jared Blake, have joined collectively to debut a artistic undertaking, launching as we speak.
“Comme Si and Lichen are each devoted to the pursuit of fine design in fashionable occasions — one within the wardrobe, one within the house,” Lee advised WWD. “Lichen intuitively understood why I began Comme Si with fantastic socks, an merchandise within the wardrobe that’s usually an afterthought, and understood that true luxurious is within the particulars, intent and course of, whether or not it’s an adjunct or a chair. We knew that different design-minded folks would worth this as properly and determined to associate on a set of unique socks and a zine that celebrates our shared artistic neighborhood, the spine of our respective companies.”
Introduced collectively throughout quarantine by mutual admiration, the collaborative undertaking features a special-edition zine, that includes pals and creatives similar to designer Nicole McLaughlin, stylist Danielle Goldberg and visible artist Shawna X, in addition to a set of limited-run, Italian-made unisex socks. Provided in Lichen Inexperienced and Cactus Inexperienced, the socks have been designed for day by day life and are solely obtainable for buy ($30/pair, $55/set) on CommeSi.com and at Lichen’s Brooklyn shops.