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September 8, 2008 Interpreting India’s Beauty Into Knit

(A 19th Century Coverlet from Andhra Pradesh.) (Our Shadow Blossom Skirt and Gilded Lily Kimono were inspired by the antique textile shown above.) Beautiful textiles and crafts, vibrant religious festivals and a sensorial cuisine, Andhra Pradesh (situated on the south … Continue reading

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July 3, 2008 Shibori: The Ancient Art of Resist Dyeing

Shibori is the Japanese word for a variety of ways of embellishing textiles by shaping and securing cloth before dyeing.  Rather than treating the cloth as a two-dimensional surface, with shibori it is given a three-dimensional form by folding, crumpling, … Continue reading

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April 18, 2008 Behind the Scenes

Our photographer captures all sides of our Hibiscus Cargo Skirt while shooting in Tlacochahuaya, Mexico.  Not your average garden variety cargo skirt, ours is made from pima cotton sateen in a vibrant hibiscus print. 

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