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Promoting Personality

Its the little things that count.

A friend could walk in with the most expensive new shoes in bright neon colours but its the quirky little buttons shes sewed onto an old jacket that catch my eye. 122 more words

Designed to a "T"

Great range of graphic t-shirts’s from The Social Department; “hand printed by a couple of humans in the state of Ohio”. Using awesome typography, they create fun stuff for design nerds, foodies, “athletic supporters” and regional lovers. 19 more words

Design

Peabody Essex Museum Acquires 18th-Century Indian Export Textiles

Press release (10 September 2014) from PEM:

The Peabody Essex Museum (PEM) is pleased to announce the acquisition of a singular collection of rare early 18th-century Indian textiles made for export to the Netherlands. 564 more words

Museums

An Exhibition to Look forward to: The V&A's "The Fabric of India"

Welcome to our blog on the V&A’s forthcoming exhibition The Fabric of India. It’s now a year away, but preparations are well underway for what promises to be not only a beautiful and dramatic show but also a major landmark in the study and display of the subject. 79 more words

News

Textiles - Starry Starry Night & Natural Dye

I like to reinvent my wardrobe from time to time, but not necessarily by going shopping to buy more things but simply spending a bit of time and effort modifying them, by perhaps dying them, adding some ribbon, embroidery and other such things. 404 more words

CopperMoonFlower

Getting it right...

I recently attended an introductory ‘School for Startups’ session in Exeter led by the legendary Doug Richard and found myself putting my hand up in response to one of his questions. 734 more words

Craft

Womenswear Markets in the World to 2018 - Market Size, Trends, and Forecasts

The expansion of the global womenswear industry is forecast to reach 3.4% p.a. in the coming years. Between 2007 and 2013 the market increased with an average annual growth of 4.9%. 583 more words

Womenswear Markets In The World