Todd Selby Turns His Lens on the Bay Area


Todd Selby, Brooklyn dweller and photographer du jour, may be house hunting in L.A., but he still maintains solid ties to the Bay Area. The UC Berkeley grad travels here frequently and continues to find inspiration in creative types across industries. Here's a look at just a few of the locals he's zeroed in on over the years.

Seven Questions for Todd Selby:

Daily uniform:

Nikes, black jeans, a black hoodie, and some kind of cat t-shirt.

Most treasured possession:

My hard drive. Or the coconut I got from the Seychelles. It’s called a lovenut.

Article of clothing you wish you still had:

My Helmut Lang winter overcoat from the designer’s final collection.

Subject you would have loved to photograph:

Helmut Newton.

Fashion item you’d be reincarnated as:

A pair of Nike Back to the Future high tops.

Clothing lines you’re excited about:

L.A.’s The Cobra Snake and Miller’s Oath in Tribeca.

Bay Area haunts:

M.A.C., General Store, Umami Mart, Bar Tartine, Camino, Temescal Alley.

Read more about Selby's third and latest book, Fashionable Selby, here.

All photos courtesy of The Selby.

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