The members-only policy might rub people the wrong way if the clothes, including both women’s and men’s wear priced between $180 and $680 and accessories that can go up to $980, weren’t so terrific. There are multi-ply silk blouses, architectural dresses, cardigans and pullovers knit from supple Italian cashmere.
“Living in Berlin, I do have a great interest in architecture, a great interest in Bauhaus, for example,” said von Rosen–von Hoewel. Yet his vision is executed by others; the founder of a venture capital company, he can’t draw or sew. “That’s not my strength,” he said, laughing.