CLOTHING + ACCESSORIES

Reviving Craft As Enlightened Self-Interest

Knowledge is in the hand

By Regina Connell. However you feel about luxury—and in particular, conventional luxury fashion and design (all those labels, all those ads!)—you have to admit: it is the savior of craft skills. We can all say we love handcrafted work, and decry … Continue reading

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Embellish Me This

Skirt, Image by Rinne Allen

By Regina Connell. What goes around, comes around—yes. And what’s coming around (yes, I realize that for some it never left) is embellishment and, in particular, embroidery and needlework.  At least it is in fashion, and where fashion goes, so … Continue reading

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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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