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Bioplastic reimagined through a couture lens

Bioplastic reimagined through a couture lens. Notes from our June 2022 design residency with Lien Tong at Gem Studio Oakland. Read more

Film Release: "From Within"

A fashion collaboration between designer Jenny Lai and percussionist Mike Truesdell. Read more

Chanel's Maisons d'Arts

A glimpse into Chanel's Maisons d'Art at le19M - a project bringing together 600 artisans of the highest craftsmanship and innovation. Read more

Berlin Studio Visit: Designer Dennis Chuene

A visit to designer Dennis Chuene's new studio and the stories behind his textile art pieces. Read more

Opening March 24: Metaverse Fashion Week Exhibition

Our virtual exhibition Unplanned Paths showcases eight years of collaboration between photographer Andrew Boyle and designer Jenny Lai. Read more

Profile: Jewelry Designer Silvia D'Avila

Brazilian-born, Queens-based jewelry designer Silvia D'Avila has long been a kindred spirit. I'm so pleased to have the opportunity to visit Silvia's jewelry studio and catch up! Read more

The Performance: "Outside In"

Enjoy photos from our theatrical debut at St Anns Warehouse Puppet Lab! Read more

The Classical Musician's Dilemma: What to Wear?

Violinist Katha Zinn and designer Jenny Lai chat about how musicians choose what to wear and their new video collaboration on Ysayë "Obsession" Sonata. Read more

Notes on a Sabbatical

Since I discovered graphic designer Stefan Sagmeister’s work as a design student over 10 years ago, I was drawn to his practice of taking year-long sabbaticals every seven years, while being the h... Read more

Upcoming: Shop-in-Studio Feb 11, 2022

It's the last chance before Summer to try on in-person your favorite styles at the designer's studio! Read more

Puppet Lab at St Anns Warehouse Feb. 17 - 20, 2022

Join me at St Anns Warehouse in DUMBO for a festival of new puppet theater to see original works created from our artists' residency. Read more

A Debut in the Metaverse Feb. 4, 2022

Attend the virtual premiere of violinist Audrey Wright and pianist Yundu Wang’s music video at a brand new virtual performance venue in the Metaverse, The Chockablock! Read more

Shop the Sale: 11/18 Holiday Party

Get into the holiday spirit at our in-person sale at NOT's design studio November 18th 5 - 8 PM. Up to 50% off select styles. Read more

Recent Music and Dance Collaborations

Highlighting a few artists you should know and meaningful community-centered projects to delve deeper into.  Read more

Creating theater: A peek behind-the-scenes

Documentary photos of new theater piece combining clothing, puppetry, and mime theater for St. Ann's Warehouse. Read more

Next Open Studio : 8/18 - 8/19

You're invited! Book a time to stop by our Upper West Side studio, located steps from Lincoln Center, to discover our new styles and colorways and try them on! Most styles can be preordered in you... Read more

Fashion Film featuring NOT's Beaded Suit

Short fashion film showcasing NOT's Beaded Collarless Jacket and Bead Hem Pants. Read more

Orchestrated Single Exposures with Geoff Robertson

A marriage of classical music, photography, and engineering. Discover how artist Geoff Robertson created the single exposure portrait of violinist Audrey Wright and pianist Yundu Wang, dressed in NOT. Read more

PROFILE: CEO & design Professor Grace Jun

Grace Jun is the CEO of Open Style Lab, an award-winning non-profit organization committed to making design accessible to everyone, regardless of cognitive or physical abilities. Meet our NOT muse! Read more

5 Reasons Why You Should Share a Wardrobe

Inspired by GQ's recent 25 reasons to share a wardrobe, here is our own edition! These gender-neutral styles in simple silhouettes will have you sharing with your bf/gf/sibling/friend/spouse in no ... Read more