Inspired by the deeper meaning attached to treasured possessions, jewelry designer and portrait photographer Monica Rich Kosann set out to chronicle the stories of such cherished belongings. Spending time with more than sixty-five intriguing personalities, celebrities, and thought leaders resulted in A Possession Obsession: What We Cherish and Why, a stunning photographic collection that transcends materialism and explores the secrets and stories behind beloved personal items.
This reoccurring column is an ongoing passion of Monica's to continue to chronicle people with what they cherish. Each month, a new person will be featured as a glimpse into A Possession Obsession.
How did you come to own your possession?
My favorite possession actually is Harlem. I don't own it, but I am possessed by it.
How do you live with your heirloom?
I live in Harlem. So I live with it everyday.
Fill in the blank: Whenever I look at _________ I can't help but smile.
Picture of my children (Jade and Elijah).
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