Fashion Trend: Large Buttons

The September issue of W Magazine has a short blurb on recent interest of buttons in fashion as evidenced by their prominence in a number of recent collections and an early 2015 exhibition at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris on the history of the use of buttons in fashion from pure function to pure decoration.  A NYT […]

Fashion Trend 2015: Exposed Zippers to Nowhere

We were in Forever 21 the other day and noticed the slip on the right below with an exposed zipper that is functionless.  It is pure decoration.   Exposed zipper fashion trend has not entered what we call a post-mod phase of applications like pockets and zippers to garments are pure sign — without function. […]

Fabrics We Use: Mingle by Jennifer Moore

Mingle by Jennifer Moore for Robert Kaufman Fabrics Founder of Monaluna “Monaluna is a small, independent organic fabric company operating out of a 100-year-old farmhouse in Walnut Creek, CA”