Tag Archives: fashion

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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AltLuxe: Learning to Wait

Making it beautiful

By Regina Connell. I recently received a gift from no less than Francois-Henri Pinault, the head of Kering, which holds a good chunk of the luxury industry. No, it wasn’t a little something from McQueen or Stella McCartney, or even a pair of Pumas. No, … 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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Picks of the Week: Smart Reads

Red Wing Shoes: Heritage Hero. Image via Red Wing Shoes.

Summer’s here (kind of) but it doesn’t mean we should put our brains on holiday. Here’s are some thought-provoking, inspiring reads, and a couple of new ideas worth watching. Ideas over eye candy? What? Are they crazy? Lovely piece on … Continue reading

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