The Swede Life

For the second consecutive season, Timo Weiland and design partner Alan Eckstein have teamed up with milliner Albertus Swanepoel and cobbler George Esquivel to create a collection of caps and boots. Inspired by the...


Inspired by the Swedish seaside, where Weiland spent the summer of 2008, the latest offerings include jaunty women’s berets in lace, nautical stripes, and a custom floral print; and for the boys, suede desert boots in a shade of blue that recalls the Scandinavian sky. “The 24 hours of sunlight is like nothing else,” says Weiland (at Barneys New York; berets, $175 to $200; boots, $635 to $705).

-Bee-Shyuan Chang