In my slightly obsessive following of menswear trends (and their marketing mojo), I found this businessy tidbit: http://www.businessinsider.com/this-hoodie-is-so-insanely-popular-you-have-to-wait-months-to-get-it-2013-12 Not being a huge fan of the hoodie, this caught my eye. I mean, seriously: Why a hoodie? I like a bit … Continue reading
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Welcome back to another episode of Beth & Denise’s reviews of needle-oriented books in our stacks! With the holidays ahead, it seems a good time to continue our series reviewing the how-to manuals collected in the library. What’s on your … Continue reading
Once again it’s spring, and spring means summer dresses! Indeed, I know that many of you are in draping labs working on term garments of this sort, even as I type. During the last dozen or so years of her … Continue reading
This autumn I apparently have tailoring on my mind. It all started when my housemate got a new job. Then she started sewing, so we had to, of course, go fabric shopping. While I know there are many fine places … Continue reading
This recent article in the New Yorker has gotten us very excited about the upcoming “Schiaparelli and Prada: Impossible Conversations” exhibition at the Costume Institute!