When Bonnie Parker, or Bonnie of Bonnie and Clyde, donned a beret one morning in 1933, she would have had little idea of the future fashion implications. Dead a year later, she would have had little idea of much future at all. But, partly thanks to the 1967 film telling of her gang’s 1930s exploits, […]Read more "The style legacy of Bonnie Parker"
“How do we stay together so long? Mutual respect which becomes love.”- Al Photo: Ari Seth Cohen Photographer and author, Ari Seth Cohen, is the creator of Advanced Style, a project devoted “to capturing the sartorial savvy of the senior set.” He says, “I feature people who live full creative lives. They live life to […]Read more "Advanced Love: Al and Emily"
This article came out in April 2017 and I thought I had included it in an blog earlier. Since The Times deemed it important to pen an article on the Do’s and Don’t of what the over 40s should say and wear over the weekend, I thought it was time to include this: https://www.women.com/shannon/lists/the-24-things-every-woman-after-30-should-wear-dot-dot-dot Image: […]Read more "24 Things Women Over 30 Should Wear: Whatever The Fuck She Wants!"
“As a trio of lawsuits claim compensation for sea rises resulting from fossil fuel emissions, campaigners say carbon majors must change their business models…these companies are clinging to an outdated business model that is not compatible with a safe climate and liveable communities.” Full article: https://www.theguardian.com/sustainable-business/2017/jul/26/california-communities-lawsuit-exxon-shell-climate-change-carbon-majors-sea-level-rises?CMP=new_1194&CMP= Image: Houses hanging over a cliff in Pacifica, San […]Read more "Exxon, Shell and other carbon producers sued for sea level rises in California"
Love this woman, met her briefly at her head quarters in Paris a few years ago. Totally agree that the educational system is still working on a 20th Century mode and the fashion system is outdated. “Fashion is no longer part of the avant garde.” Enjoy! http://bof.bz/YEWG309N1uk Full article: https://www.businessoffashion.com/articles/voices/li-edelkoort-anti-fashion-manifesto-fashion-is-old-fashionedRead more "Li Edelkoort | Anti-Fashion: A Manifesto for the Next Decade |…"
For the environmentally conscious eater, they are among the most inconvenient truths: Too much food goes to waste. Too much packaging comes with the food. And too much of the packaging is made to last for ages. Now there may be a single answer to all three problems: using excess food to make the packaging. […]Read more "Packaging Food With Food to Reduce Waste"
A pattern is the template from which the parts of a garment are traced onto fabric before being cut out and assembled At the end of March, in a newly renovated Amsterdam Town House overlooking the famous Rokin canal, something quite special happened. Fashion for Good, an industry-wide call for collaboration to transform the global apparel industry, moved […]Read more "Why Fashion for Good has the right pattern to make a sustainable fashion industry"