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Ask Shop Clerk Archive

December 25, 2006
Daniel Lemay

"I believe they hire us because we have an accent, and this gives an exotic taste to the Christmas tree."

August 28, 2006
Logan Lin

"We make garments from scratch. The designers buy old fabric, study the weave, and make the denim with vintage shuttle looms."

July 17, 2006
Claudia Strasser

"It’s about being able to sit at a vanity and spend three hours on your hair and then put a birdcage in it."

May 29, 2006
Annateus Sofhian

"We’re seeing a resurgence in organic design and mechanics."

May 22, 2006
Madeleine Alder-Cossitt

"Every year, we choose one country, feature its designers, and pit them against Americans like Mary Ping, Rachel Comey, and Patrik Ervell."

May 15, 2006
Eric Sauma

"Embroidery is very hot; lace on basic shirts; paisley and black-and-white prints."

May 1, 2006
Jennie Kwong

"The jumpsuits are hot. We have button-ups and zip-ups. Some creative types buy them to wear in the office."

April 24, 2006
Richard Spiess

The big thing is that prices are going down. Cameras that were $3,000 two years ago are now $500.

April 17, 2006
Rae Nicoletti

Kate tries to maintain an element of surprise. Even hearing her funny little laugh is kind of striking.

February 27, 2006
Jill Keenan

I find that men, more so than women, really want to hear about the gems. Women can just put on a beautiful necklace and say, I love this, I have to have it.

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