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 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. Design Fashion Issue 47 Jean Touitou The A.P.C. founder on the demands of hype and craft. 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.