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Technology threads: a tale of textile history

In this brave new world, designers and techies are trying to apply new technologies to improve a very old one: clothing. The history of clothing, fashion, culture, and technology are deeply embedded in the history of textiles. I started to … Continue reading

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Magazine of the Week

Welcome back, everyone! This week’s title is one of the Conde Nast/Vogue collection, Vogue Pelle (“pelle” is Italian for leather). The leather goods it covers include shoes, handbags and purses, belts, and gloves, and a little bit of eyewear. The … Continue reading

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Magazine of the Week

Hi, all! We have a super festive cover for you this week! We are hoping that Santa (or your partner, kids, friend, or Zappos) brought you some really fabulous shoes for Christmas! (or Solstice, Channukah, or Kwanza, or even just … Continue reading

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