Tag Archives: Clothing

Finding the Fit: Diana Slavin

Diana Slavin Collection

By Regina Connell. What is value, when it comes to clothing? What is worth paying for, what is not? There’s an old model, which is retail (offline or on; big chains or indie boutiques), that tries to define this. It’s full of waste and … Continue reading

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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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The New Luxury: The Craft of the T

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By Regina Connell. My Ts are the hardest working things in my wardrobe. Particularly my black ones. They are both beautiful and useful…nay, essential: I wear them at least 5 out of 7 days. So I take them seriously. Now it’s time … Continue reading

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A Conversation: The Lowdown on Textiles

The source of it all

By Regina Connell. Textiles are so fundamental to the way we live and yet, unless you’re a maker, it’s rare that we spend time considering anything about them—other than how beautiful they are and how they feel, that is. But … Continue reading

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