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phillip lim

Bangkok-born designer Phillip Lim opens up about his latest inspirations.

What’s your favorite upcoming trend for fall?
Duality—the idea of having something that can be like armor, something that can transform with what the day brings.

Name one article of clothing every woman should own.
A good coat.

Are there any trends you hope never go away?
Dressing up!

What’s the last article of clothing you purchased?
A lightweight silk tuxedo—not sure when I’ll wear it, but I know I will at some point.

If you weren’t a fashion designer, what would you be doing?
I haven’t really thought about it. I love making clothes, so why would I want to change?

What’s playing on your iPod right now?
Kavinsky and The Bones of J.R. Jones.