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discomfort and obscurity

Image: adweek.com “Out of discomfort comes greatness.” -Cindy Gallop Discomfort And Obscurity Temple Grandin, who knew that an autistic woman, with a need to soothe herself and a love of animals, would receive a PhD, design a way to make slaughterhouses more humane, and go on to be played by actor Claire Danes in a widely acclaimed […]

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no cheap cotton and smelly linen at NJAL

While the term “slow fashion” and its scarier, more complicated term, “ethical fashion” haven’t yet made it into mainstream vocabulary, the term and the movement is gaining ground. And yet    I sometimes get the impression that people think slow fashion is all about cheap cotton and smelly linen, the kind of clothing you see in food coops […]

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Alexander McQueen

I knew that haute couture was art. Ever since my mother first introduced me to designers like Balmain, Cardin, Chanel and Dior; from the time I saw my first Vogue magazine, with its voluptuous, beguiling layouts, the stories like fantasies as good as any romantic novel — I knew it was art. Many people did, but those […]

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