This photo series traces the contours of a couple blocks in the LES while celebrating diasporic resonance and a friendship that reaches back to a moment in Quito - the Ecuadorian Andes - where NY based photographer Andrés and textile artist Lea met - a place where they both have roots.
Here Lea wears DPANTS in undyed - indigenous cotton - handwoven denim....Earing accessories are model's own / made in CDMX
VBOY shirt in organic cotton
LOVERS shirt in undyed heirloom cotton denim
LKINO sakiori - hand woven remnant fabric jacket
LOVERS shibori silk shirt