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Enfants Riches Déprimés Isn’t Just for the Kids

LOS ANGELES — The problem with calling Enfants Riches Déprimés — or any label for that matter — “punk-inspired” is the oversimplification, conjuring up images of safety pins, low-resolution graphics and stencil art. In other words, stereotypes and caricatures.
At seven, Enfants Riches Déprimés is staring maturity in the face. Founder and artist Henri Alexander Levy has just released a compilation of more than 100 works on paper from 2017 in a book called “Reverse Keith Richards.” He’s also readying for Enfants Riches Déprimés’ first flagship in Paris set to open later this year.
The developments reflect just as much the maturity of the brand as Levy further solidifies his label’s place in the luxury sphere. The book in particular also marks an end to a darker point in time for the designer.
“It’s a period I was going through in terms of my artwork,” Levy said of the body of work presented in the book, which launched at Maxfield. “There was a certain access that I had to the subconscious at that time. Being that I’m sober now, and at the time I was on drugs, I almost feel like that book was a good way for me to sum up that

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