XS is a team of creative mavericks based in Los Angeles who are unified as devotees of creating distinctive, iconoclastic, and innovative aesthetic experiences. They are available to lend their vision to the realms of styling, costume design, art direction and brand consultation. Their clients include Petite Meller, Jhené Aiko, Em Cosmetics, Walter Van Beirendonk, FakbyFak, Rituel de Fille Cosmetics, Gladys Tames Millenary and H. Lorenzo; they have been published in print in Marie Claire Mexico and Galore Magazine. Both members of the XS team are represented by Maavven management.
Xochitl West is an artist, buyer, creative director, stylist, and costume designer who was born in Switzerland and grew up in Mexico City. She has lived in various parts of the world, including an extended stay in London, but has settled in Los Angeles as her home base. Xochitl has traveled extensively to fashion weeks all around globe as the womenswear buyer and creative director of H. Lorenzo (HLNR), carefully cultivating the collection of unique pieces that make the boutique one of the most fashion forward in the world. Xochitl has worked as a brand consultant for Micol Ragni, Maria K Fisherman, Peter Non, Glady’s Tamez Millinery, Yasmin Julie Bergmann, among others. Xochitl herself has appeared in various fashion magazines including Elle, Some / Things, Vogue UK, Italy & Brazil, DJ Mag, Loaded, H & M & Iquons and Marie Claire.
Sebastian Hull is an artist, stylist, costume designer and fine jewelry designer. Infatuated with cultivating varied aesthetic forms from an early age, he moved to Los Angeles at only 16. Working as the manager at H. Lorenzo (HLNR), Sebastian stays on the pulse of unusual and inventive fashion, art, and music. Prior to managing HLNR, Sebastian owned a pop-up vintage apparel shop called D.S.K. for three years, with a brick and mortar shop for a year adjacent to downtown. He has been featured in publications like Wonderland, Spectacle, and Vogue Italia. Sebastian’s aesthetic is singular and striking, with and avant-garde expression and his own jewelry designs that embody a universally resonant spirit.
Xochitl and Sebastian have coalesced their backgrounds into a fruitful partnership that amplifies their similarities and draws strength from their differences, fueling a progressive and all-encompassing perspective to drive their collaborative processes to innovative and experimental destinations.