DFW Style Daily believes that fashionable habits are best left unbroken. Today, Ken Weber, owner of Vintage Martini, starts the year with an international Obsession Confession that may inspire you to reinvent your wardrobe.
Weber, whose shop was just named among Dallas’ best boutiques by Vogue, scours vintage venues far and wide to score enviable designer pieces. Find out which collections have Weber crossing the country in search of his next fix.
The Obsession: Weber is fanatical about Japanese fashion.
The Confession: “Miyake, Watanabe, and Comme De Garçons – they are so hard to find! I literally travel around the country seeking hidden places where I can find anything from these designers,” the expert admits of how far he’ll go to feed his addiction.
The Rationalization: “These designs are always so unique, sculptural, and avant-garde,” Weber notes. “It’s important, since so much of today’s fashion can be cookie cutter and lifeless.” (Jacket by Junya Watanabe, pictured here)
The Collection: Weber recently restocked Vintage Martini’s Japanese designer selection after snapping up over 30 new items during a weekend on the West Coast.
Shop It: Visit 1106 W. Main Street in Carrollton to find the likes of the Issey Miyake and Comme De Garçons ensembles pictured here. The best part? Many garments still have their original tags attached.
(Headshot photos via Ken Weber. Additional images credit VintageMartini.com)