Get ready for a little piece of
craziness, you guys. This morning I was walking down Crosby Street after a meeting with
, when I spied my subject,
, across the street. Yes, I was planning on saying something nice about Elin on the internet and then I actually
Then I did what I always do for
when I see famous people that I care about.
"Elin?" I said, from the other side of the street, as though recognizing a friend I hadn't seen in a few months. She was nice enough to let me take a picture even though she wasn't wearing makeup.
If you don't follow Elin's work, you might assume she's just a downtown It-girl, but this Swedish import heads up her own style empire. The founder of fashion website
, Elin is also the first "blogger" to design
. But I think blogger is an online slur, so I would never call her that. She also has a collection called
inspired by her signature aesthetic. The picture above is a perfect example.
While Elin could easily stick to swanning around looking slouchy and awesome in clothes, she actually uses her style and creativity to produce things. Oh, and if I could closet-swap
style with anyone in the world,
, it would be Elin.
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