Named after a Laboue village in northern Dakar, this Yoff dress is inspired by the energy and urban environment of the city. Senegalese designer Selly Raby Kane created her Autumn/Winter 2017 collection, which includes the Yoff Dress, as a celebration of Dakar and its “transgressive, creative processes, and cross -disciplinary vision,” The collection is named for the imagined location of 17 Rue Jules Ferry.
In late-20th century Japan, the color pink became widely associated with the girl culture and it’s preoccupation with Kawaii or extreme cuteness – demonstrated here by a Candy Pink Doll’s Dress merged onto an adult-sized sheath. The dress’s details experiment with elements of Kawaii style, using ruffles, a Peter Pan collar, and frothy textures.
Ladies and Gentleman, I present to you the purrfect gift for the Cat Lover / Bowie Fan on your holiday gift list! Designed by Godzillarge, and inspired by David Bowie’s Aladdin Sane personae, Neko From Mars features a disgruntled-appearing astronaut (Tom) cat bearing the iconic lightning bolt that way too many folks mistakenly associate with Ziggy Stardust. Just saying. Continue reading Holiday Gift Idea: Neko From Mars T Shirt→
American textile designer, weaver, and color authority Dorothy Liebes (1897–1972) had a profound influence across design fields, helping to shape American tastes in areas from interiors and transportation to industrial design, fashion, and film. The “Liebes Look” of handwoven textures — which combined vivid color, lush texture, and often a glint of metallic — became inextricably linked with the American modern aesthetic. Continue reading Eye On Design: Coat and Pants By Bonnie Cashin With Textiles By Dorothy Liebes→
Keeping your bean bag chair clean doesn’t have to be difficult. On many styles, the outer cover can simply be removed and be washed with your regular laundry; but there are other ways you can keep them clean too. Here are four useful tips for washing a bean bag chair. Continue reading 4 Tips for Cleaning a Bean Bag Chair→