At Uniqlo U, Christophe Lemaire is designing clothes to last for life

French designer Christophe Lemaire has never sought a viral moment. He isn’t seduced by ephemeral trends. He does not create clothing with Instagram at the forefront of his mind. At his eponymous label, Lemaire – founded in 1992 but reinvigorated after the close of a four-year tenure as womenswear artistic director of Hermès – it often takes the item of clothing to be placed onto your body to discover the complexity of its form. His collections, developed with his co-creative director and wife Sarah-Linh Tran, evolve, slowly. The endpoint, if he gets there, is perfection; an item of clothing that lasts for life. Read more at Wallpaper.