From Left: Te Amo designers Roberto and Rafa. Images by Hatnim Lee
Mexico City-based Te Amo designers Rafa Cuevas and Roberto Sánchez’s work has gained a New York following that includes Chloe Sevigny, The Misshapes and M.I.A. We were lucky enough to escape cold New York for a quick word and shoot.
Hatnim Lee: If your clothing were an animal, what would it be?
Te Amo: Hmm…a cat.
Hatnim: Who was the first person who made you want to design clothes?
Rafa: My friend Pablo.
Roberto: My ex-girlfriend Adriana.
Hatnim: Te amo means “I love you” in Spanish. If you were to describe love in one word, what word would that be?
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