The star of Telfar Clemens has been rising for a few years now, but in 2020, the New York designer seems to be skyrocketing. He single-handedly reinvented the It bag. The CDFA just awarded him the Accessory Designer of the Year prize for it. His clothes—genderless and retro and experimental at once—are worn by everyone from playwright Jeremy O. Harris to hip-hop star Swae Lee. (When both a red-hot rapper and an award-winning writer are wearing your label, you’re doing something right.) Now, the designer is bringing his signature touch to a new partnership with Ugg. Yes, that Ugg, the one that makes the fuzzy, fleece-y footwear that dominated the aughts.
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