Like many happy coincidences surrounding the launch of Chance, founder Julia Leach’s collaboration with filmmaker Andrew Paynter happened almost, well, by chance.
She was already an admirer of his work for Tortoise, a Chicago-based band, and Phillip Lim when she received a note from him—who she didn’t know—out of the blue saying how much he loved a Chance shirt that he had bought for his wife.
The short film they ended up creating, Saturday, was shot at the home of one of Julia’s friends in Palm Springs and embodies the values that Chance represents: freedom, independence, curiosity, adventure and serenity. As Julia put it, “The world is moving faster. Chance slows us down.”
Step into the Chance frame of mind below…