John Lin is Miami. While that might feel like a bit of hyperbole, just hear us out: As the Head of Communications for the store that has firmly positioned Miami as a fashion heavyweight, John Lin is responsible for the buzz The Webster seems to never stop enjoying. Which is quite a lot these days— the store just received incredible accolades for the Miami-influenced Target collection, and is constantly launching all sorts of exclusives with the likes of Proenza Schouler and BLK DNM, and is even expanding further with some of the best e-commerce shopping our computer screens have landed upon. And, right in the middle of all the action is, you guessed it, Mr. Lin.
So, when we got the opportunity to check out John's very own waterfront space, we knew we were in for a treat. We weren't wrong, either — his apartment is decked out from floor to ceiling with bold work from local artists, quirky design items, and all the stories — either from his jetsetting days in Paris, his New York fashion stint, or his in-the-know Miami lifestyle — behind the loot. Check out his killer crib and get the scoop on his favorite secret spots, where he gets his incredible design furniture, and his inimitable style — and, of course, what it's like working at our favorite store, too.
Photographed by Camilo Rios