A fashion designer’s life is constantly in motion. Born in Asia and now the owner of bicoastal boutique Creatures of Comfort, Jade Lai has tied three locations together—Hong Kong, Los Angeles and New York—to form one concept of home. As fond of New York as Jade Lai is, there are times when she needs to escape. “I don’t believe in staycations, because I can never really relax, ” she says while on an impromptu vacation in Tulum, Mexico. “I either end up being very lazy or feeling guilty that I’m not cleaning my house.” Jade has always been on the move: After uprooting from her native Hong Kong to live in Los Angeles at age 15, she briefly This story is from Kinfolk Issue Twenty 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. Fashion Films Issue 47 Farida Khelfa France’s fashion muse. Fashion Issue 47 Between Us The world looks brighter among old friends.