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Costalots by Matt Costa & William Fry

I’ve been wearing Costalots’ ‘Diego’ sunglasses every day for the past few weeks, and am very happy with them. The quality is evident in the feel, and the simple frames are smarter than the street standards. I also really like knowing where they came from, the hands that helped create them. Matt Costa and William Fry are the hands I’m talking about, the gentlemen behind Costalots. Matt kindly agreed to answer a few questions about the brand and their design philosophy.

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Interview: Linda Rodin

Linda Rodin is one of the most distinguished stylists in the fashion industry, and her name is becoming equally revered in the beauty market. As a young adult, Rodin modeled in Italy, then returned to New York, where she tried her hand at photography, discovering she was better at dealing with the clothing and styling aspect of the craft. She proceeded to open the first boutique in SoHo (Linda Hopp, in 1979), serve as an editor at Harper’s Bazaar, build a prolific freelance styling career, and, most recently, launch the very successful Olio Lusso face oil and corresponding product line.

Possessing an innate style and natural beauty, Rodin avoids the mess of fleeting fashion trends, but still has her finger on the pulse of what is relevant. She has become her own best spokesperson. A collector of beautiful things, accomplished entrepreneur, and self-admitted aesthete, Rodin graciously agreed to answer a few questions for The General Aesthete.

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