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What is Luxury? The V&A Explores…

Dominic Wilcox Skipping Stones

By Regina Connell. Given the interest in what we’ve been calling alternative luxury, I was delighted when I heard a few months ago that London’s Victoria and Albert Museum was going to be doing an exhibit on the much-maligned “L” … Continue reading

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Bursting the Maker Bubble: Part 2

Team élu

By Regina Connell. Part 1 of Bursting the Maker Bubble certainly touched a nerve. It seems that more than a few people—of the serious “maker” tribe, in particular—have been seeing the same things, feeling the same way. There were also … 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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