House Party

Johan's Son, the exclusive online retailer of Swedish brands and designers, is having a house party. Every so often new tastemakers from around the world will stop by, so sit back, make yourself a drink and say hello to the people who inspire us. Visit our webshop at www.johans-son.com.
Lauren Larson & Christian Lopez Swafford
New York, New York
Creative Director & President, Material Lust
WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE SEASON IN NYC?
LL: Do those still exist?
CS: Hurricane season.  
WHEN WAS THE LAST TIME YOU WERE SURPRISED?
LL: I’m always surprised when a fan reaches out to us from the other side of the world. 
CS: Every time we sit down to design something “new” I’m surprised at how hard it is. 
BEST CLOTHING STORE IN MANHATTAN?
LL: Christian’s closet or Project No.8: Men’s section
CS: I have been wearing this uniform since high school.
DRINK OF CHOICE?
LL: Hendricks, one ice cube. 
CS: Jack Daniels - Straight. 
ANY ADVICE FOR SOMEONE WHO WANTS TO START THEIR OWN BUSINESS?
LL: Get used to failure. 
CS: Marry someone rich.  
WHAT’S YOUR FAVORITE SWEDISH BRAND?
LL: Johan Lindeberg’s BLK DNM. 
CS: Emtombed….oh wait I thought you said band.  

Lauren Larson & Christian Lopez Swafford

New York, New York

Creative Director & President, Material Lust

WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE SEASON IN NYC?

LL: Do those still exist?

CS: Hurricane season.  

WHEN WAS THE LAST TIME YOU WERE SURPRISED?

LL: I’m always surprised when a fan reaches out to us from the other side of the world. 

CS: Every time we sit down to design something “new” I’m surprised at how hard it is. 

BEST CLOTHING STORE IN MANHATTAN?

LL: Christian’s closet or Project No.8: Men’s section

CS: I have been wearing this uniform since high school.

DRINK OF CHOICE?

LL: Hendricks, one ice cube. 

CS: Jack Daniels - Straight. 

ANY ADVICE FOR SOMEONE WHO WANTS TO START THEIR OWN BUSINESS?

LL: Get used to failure. 

CS: Marry someone rich.  

WHAT’S YOUR FAVORITE SWEDISH BRAND?

LL: Johan Lindeberg’s BLK DNM. 

CS: Emtombed….oh wait I thought you said band.