Christopher wears a shirt by Burberry and a coat by Raf Simons. At a young age, Australian designer Christopher Esber was given a crucial piece of advice: Put all of your energy into one thing and learn to do it very well. He’s shaped his approach to life and work around this notion. In time, it has earned him an international reputation for his exploratory design and precision tailoring. Yet perhaps more importantly, doing one thing well has served as an antidote to the designer’s greatest fear—mediocrity. Instead of being paralyzed by This story is from Kinfolk Issue Twenty-Two Buy Now Related Stories Fashion Issue 50 Capsule Wardrobes Unpicking a fashion staple. Fashion Issue 50 What Are You Working On? David Koma’s current workload. Fashion Issue 50 Received Wisdom Marimekko’s creative director, Rebekka Bay, on leadership and finding the right work-life balance. Fashion Issue 49 Urban Doom A saturnine mélange of subversive styles. Design Fashion Issue 49 Reid Bartelme & Harriet Jung An inquiry into costume design. Fashion Films Issue 47 Farida Khelfa France’s fashion muse.