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basic. owner lacey woodroof and designer szeki chan at szeki's studio

designer spotlight - 7115 by szeki

every 7115 piece is designed in new york (and now copenhagen!) and expertly crafted in small batches by their in-house production studio in guangzhou city, china. because szeki owns 100% of...

symone shaw for basic.'s black history month feature

black HERstory - symone shaw

WORDS TO LIVE BY:“Present. Patient. Peaceful.” I love to be truly present in every moment. It took a while for me to learn how to be patient but everyone’s journey...

maya drake for basic.'s black history month feature

black HERstory - maya drake

"I believe that knowledge is wisdom, but I don’t mean educational knowledge, I mean life knowledge. The more you see, the more you know, the more questions you ask, the...

michele jenkins-utomi for basic.'s black history month feature

black HERstory - michele jenkins-utomi

MY PERSONAL STYLE:Classic, but with a definitive edge!! At this point, I’m shouting out basic. and one of its staple designer’s, Kaarem ...beautiful fabric, well-made, clean, elegant lines with a little...

maacah davis for basic.'s black history month feature

black HERstory - maacah davis

WORDS TO LIVE BY:  Breathe easy, focus, and be kind to yourself. Life is too short to be either ordinary or cruel. A LITTLE SOMETHING ELSE:I think that when you...

reggie collier for basic.'s black history month feature

black HIStory - reggie collier

FUN FACT: My spirit animal is a sloth, and rightfully so. Not because they're lazy, which is a total misconception - they are slow moving and unbothered.