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Would you not wash for 46 days?

Fancy not washing for 46 days? Aside from anything else you would really smell, especially with this sweltering heat we are experiencing.

However, brand Unbound Canadian merino wool apparel have created a collection of travel clothing that they say doesn’t need to be washed for over a month. 39 more words


Furniture Trends Overview

Here is a quick recap and an overview of major furniture trends that have come across this year’s collections before new launches in the fall. The selection is from high street retailers Made.com, John Lewis, Habitat, Heal’s and Dwell. 158 more words


The Dye That Came in From the Cold

Last weekend, after twenty-four hours in Chico at ninety-seven degrees, we came home to the above.

The above? THAT is San Francisco in the summertime. 403 more words


Cooper Hewitt Highlights Textile Sustainability

Textile recycling and sustainability will be the subject of two special events at New York’s Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum on Oct. 1.

“Reviving the Lost Art of Mending With Christina Kim” is a talk related to the “Scraps: Fashion, Textiles and Creative Reuse” exhibit that will be on view from Sept. 412 more words


What happens when we choose artisans and their beauty

When I’ve traveled abroad and met artisans directly, even when no common language enables us to understand each other (or even when a willing translator doesn’t have much patience), a subtle kind of conversation begins to emerge. 342 more words

Curating Beautiful Conversations

What Target's Egyptian Cotton Scandal Means for India's Textile Industry

Questions over the exact provenance of bedsheets sold by Welspun India to America’s middle classes have not only wiped $740 million off the firm’s market value, but also revived one of Indian manufacturing’s enduring headaches: quality. 747 more words


Shopping and Wastewater?? A bigger connection than you think

There are 2 themes in today’s blog.

  1. Glitter as a wastewater constituent covered in the blog above
  2. Shopping and Wastewater in the blog below.

So before you read today’s blog click the link above to hear more about glitter and its impact. 1,044 more words