Mother is a play on opposites. a study in irony, it feels soft and nurturing, while presenting itself as stark and sexy. the term winks at the double entendres of what is, arguably, the second most powerful word in the english language…

‘our idea was to create a brand that captured the excitement of our own newfangled denims. we are able to add a new element to the way people wear jeans in fit fabric finish and now feel’

lela tillem and tim kaeding founded Mother in 2010. kaeding formerly was head of design for 7 for all mankind; tillem president of sales at citizens of humanity.

east coast: elizabeth courtney

west coast: autumn dumont