“Leave me alone and let me do exactly what I want to do.” Few brands would release such a statement for their 35th anniversary, but coming from Jean Touitou—the founder of A.P.C.—it’s perhaps less of a surprise. Since launching his clothing label in Paris in 1987, the entrepreneur has changed the way we consume fashion, giving the world a wardrobe built on chic staples rather than trends. It is as though, in refusing to play by the industry’s rule book, This story is from Kinfolk Issue Forty-Seven Buy Now Related Stories Fashion Films Issue 47 Farida Khelfa France’s fashion muse. Fashion Issue 47 Between Us The world looks brighter among old friends. Fashion Issue 47 Veneda Carter An interview with a superstar stylist. Arts & Culture Fashion Issue 47 Last Night What did New York stylist Beverly Nguyen do with her evening? Fashion Issue 46 Home Free The upside of downtime on a slow Sunday afternoon. Fashion Issue 46 Charles de Vilmorin Wild. Weird. Wearable: Meet the couture protégé challenging the norms of French fashion.