Koto Bolofo’s capsule collection arrives at Anthropologie

New in at Anthropologie is a capsule womenswear collection by photographer Koto Bolofo. The story is quite lovely. Six years ago, Bolofo discovered a stash of vintage linen sheets in rural France. Inspired by the idea of the thoughts, dreams and emotions held in these sheets, the poetic photographer decided to work with a seamstress, upcycling them into clothing to give them a new lease of life. But having made and photographed the clothes, he then packed them away, his creativity fulfilled. Fast forward a few years and one of his clients, Anthropologie gave him carte blanche to realise a creative project. Having dabbled in clothing once before, out came the sheet-clothes again and Bolofo decided to produce a full commercial collection. The results are in store now, faithfully reproduced stitch for stitch, alongside an accompanying book, Dreams, of photographs of his original prototype pieces. Buy the collection at Anthropologie Regent Street and buy the Steidl-published book here