Sweater by Studio Nicholson; trousers by Avelon; shoes by Margaret Howell (worn throughout) “I shall be telling this with a sigh Somewhere ages and ages hence: Two roads diverged in a wood, and I— I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference.” — the final stanza of Robert Frost’s “The Road Not Taken” This Robert Frost poem is often used as a happy-go-lucky rally to follow your own path and forge ahead without heeding the consequences. But compared with the instant success stories we hear through the internet’s grapevine, Frost’s invitation to carpe diem willy-nilly can sometimes appear naive. The entrepreneurial lore that’s repeated in countless self-help books doesn’t often talk about the paths that sent us veering off-track or lead to nowhere, and the people we look up to may have This story is from Kinfolk Issue Fifteen Buy Now Related Stories Fashion Issue 44 Under the Sun Far niente, on the faraway island of Alicudi. Design Fashion Issue 44 Michelle Elie An audience with an audacious dresser. Fashion Films Issue 44 Wardrobe Malfunction Why does the fashion in films so often disappoint? Fashion Issue 43 Mind Games Cerebral fashion, from the deepest folds of the cortex. Fashion Issue 42 Off Grid Pack a bag. Pitch a tent. Find a slice of nature to call your own. Fashion Issue 42 Rawdah Mohamed Fashion's new gatekeeper invites everyone inside.