Eight years after he founded his label, Wijnants finds himself thinking more and more about that business side of fashion. "Maybe I’m a little bit more grown up than I was, more serious and mature,” he says. “Now more than eight years ago, I know that it doesn’t make sense to make clothes for no reason. You need to sell them and people need to buy them, and to survive you need to keep selling more and more and more. It does make you question whether a piece is too special, too exquisite, too difficult, too expensive. On the other hand, it’s always been my goal to make things that are really wearable. There’s a delicate balance, and you feel that more with age.” Pictured: Wijnants’s brightly painted sewing chair, which he found at a flea market.