Fashion Scholar Gillion Carrara’s Favorite Things

The jewelry designer and lecturer lists 20 items she loves

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Alfonso Carrara drawings
DRAWINGS BY ALFONSO CARRARA
“We’ve been together for 30 years, and his mind is so beautiful to me. The drawings are very abstract, personalized images of people.”

 

Hino & Malee smock
HINO & MALEE SMOCK
“Hino & Malee were designers in Chicago 30 years ago. This piece is classic.”

 

ModeMuseum in Antwerp
MODEMUSEUM IN ANTWERP
“We attended the grand opening of the museum on 2002, which featured the Antwerp Six [a group of influential fashion designers] and their early work. It was gorgeous.”

 

A lathe
LATHE
“This machine turns wood so I can shape it into a vase, cuff, or ring.”

 

Inside 2Sparrows
2SPARROWS
“This restaurant’s contemporary, minimal design is attractive. The service is quiet and formal, and the food is innovative without pretention.”

 

Photography: (ModeMuseum, 2Sparrows) courtesy of the businesses; (all others) Anna Knott

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