CLOTHING + ACCESSORIES

Composure: Remembrance

image via Salt House

By Kyle Studstill. Composure If we are to do our best work in the face of constant chaos and change, perhaps we must first hone our inner virtues as guidance. Composure produces an ongoing series of reflections, guided by creative … Continue reading

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The New Luxury: When “Ethics” Are Not Enough

Adidas made from ocean waste, image courtesy of AdWeek

By Regina Connell. Don’t get me wrong. I do love bunnies. I do love artisans. I do love the earth. I do love people (for the most part). But the Ethical Marketing Machine? Not so much. I used to be a big … Continue reading

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Bigger thinking about fashion

Sewing at Babette

Even if it’s not your thing, “fashion” is fascinating. Think of it less about the hype or the eye candy or the details (what’s in what’s out). Consider it as a lens through which to examine aspects of our culture … Continue reading

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Pick of the Week: Savage Beauty Comes Home

Birds Nest Headdress Autumn Winter 2005/6

By Regina Connell. Savage Beauty, a retrospective celebrating the life and work of Alexander McQueen was one of NY’s Metropolitan Museum’s most successful (and lucrative) shows. But as spectacular as it was, it’s nothing compared to what’s going on in … Continue reading

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