“I was most inspired by my obsession with modernist architecture and the contrast of its organic yet hard-edge geometry,”
says illustrious New York–based designer Reed Krakoff of the impetus behind his new RK40 bag. Here, the tastemaker talks to C about what’s on his radar as well as his favorite places in the Golden State.
WHAT ARE YOU READING
Bernard Berenson: A Life in the Picture Trade.
ON YOUR PLAYLIST
Led Zeppelin, Miles Davis, Beck and Jeff Beck.
MOST INSPIRING CALIFORNIA HOUSE
R.M. Schindler House in West Hollywood.
Modern One in Los Angeles, a fantastic place to find rare 20th-century design.
FAVORITE CALIFORNIA MEMORY
Visiting the Hollywood sign for the first time with my 6-year-old daughter.
Vintage shopping at Decades, antiques on La Cienega and a visit to Chateau Marmont. reedkrakoff.com.
Written by Lindsay Kindelon, Annina Mislin and Heather Severs.