Meet The Toledos: The World's Coolest Couple, Ever

  1. Begin Slideshow
    opener

    60

    SHARES

    0 comments
    See All Slides

    Call off the dogs. We've officially met the world's coolest couple—seriously. So, who are they, you ask? Meet Isabel and Ruben Toledo, partners in love and business. She made fashion history with Michelle Obama's stunning inauguration gown and his colorful art can be found anywhere from the Nordstrom catalog to ad campaigns for Louis Vuitton. But despite all of those big moves, Ruben's favorite project is sketching the latest designs from his numero uno lady, obviously.

    In town for a lecture at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, the dynamic duo spent the morning with us and chatted all things style, art, and well, Toledo. From finishing each other's sentences to messing around with hats in the Fashion Resource Center, the pair makes it clear that the honeymoon stage is far from over for them. They even share some of the same clothing—like a pair of Ruben's hardware-store painting pants. Read on for the ultimate love story, filled with a whole lotta happiness—and no ending in sight.

    Photographed by

    Begin Slideshow

MORE SLIDESHOWS


Shopping

The Under-The-Radar Collab About To Sell Out

We haven’t met a designer collaboration we didn’t like. So, ever since we first glimpsed Aldo Rise’s partnership with London-based Ostwald Helgason last Fashion Week, we’ve been eagerly awaiting the moment we can finally get our mits on the goods from the duo’s dive into the handbag-and-footwear realm. Well, the read


Shopping

Why We Love Proud Mary (Hint: Textiles, Not Tina)

We’ll never stop shopping at our favorite big-box stores. But, sometimes, it’s those smaller, hidden gems that feel infinitely more special. Combine that under-the-radar quality with an ethically sustainable business, and you have South Carolina-based Proud Mary — an e-boutique that works exclusively with artisans read