Hester Street Fair is where we first started selling our designs and vintage finds, in the Autumn of 2017. Saturday Markets became opportune chances for us to collaborate with artist friends by inviting talented creators to debut and share their work at our booth. Hester Street Fair has always been an inviting space for first-timeContinue reading “Hester Street Fair, NYC”
A new blazer cannot change your life – but it certainly changed mine.
36 hours to taste Japan
File this under: Things To Do After Quarantine Ends Did you know you can schedule a free private viewing inside the Ratti Textile Center at The Metropolitan Museum of Art? Daily weekday appointments are available. With enough notice (at least 2 weeks), you can send in requests to view specific items from other departments, but trust me that theContinue reading “Field Trip for Inspiration: The Met / Gee’s Bend”
Too many garments get tossed before their expiration date because they’ve lost a button or two. Learn to replace your own in this quick video!
I wish more posts stated that we really don’t know what the future holds or why we are here, now. We simply cannot know for sure. Science cannot prove anything true. Even the most significant breakthroughs can only prove previously held truths false. Faith, on the flip side, is believing in something unprovable. We searchContinue reading “Miseducated Guesses”
Did you know most clothing is made of plastic? Petroleum-based fabrics have been the most popular choice for the past few decades but we are seeing a shift due to consumer demands for cleaner and safer alternatives. This talk goes into depth about how microplastics are affecting our environmental systems, what can we do toContinue reading “Our Plastic Closet”
Made a new Spotify playlist for March, an undeniably confounding month thus far. Songs I’m “social distancing” with during this unprecedented moment in our history. Discovered through family and friends, algorithms, and TikTok. If you have one you think belongs on this, comment or DM! Keep looking up, staying strong, making things (even if that’s a playlist, orContinue reading “Ides of March”
Thursday Feb 27th6–9PMat Dusty Friends595 Manhattan AvenueBrooklyn, NY Learn about the art of Clotheskeeping, featuring sustainable laundering and closet maintenance practices for modern and vintage fabrics and garments. We will demo steaming, light mending, washing, stain removal, storage and lots more. Have a special garment with a cleaning or mending problem? Please bring it inContinue reading “Clotheskeeping Workshop in Brooklyn”