The Artist Creating Dreamy Painted Jeans

Slow-made, hand-touched fashion has had a boom during the pandemic. We’ve seen knitwear by Ella Emhoff, drawn-on denim by Kat Rose, and dyed jeans courtesy of Emily Dawn Long. Now, the New York-based Andrea Smith of the recently launched label AMS is putting her own spin on thoughtful designs using vintage denim painted with natural dyes.