Manufacturing clothing in the United States has become a rarity. But as everything from the presidential election to your salad greens will indicate, the demand for locally produced goods is on the upswing. Fashion is starting to follow suit, with both established brands—from Oscar de la Renta to David Webb—and independent designers tapping back into [...]
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Lindsey Thornburg is fine with being called the cloak lady—just don’t call her the cape lady. Since 2006, Lindsey has been making blanket-like cloaks in Navajo patterns that keep you warm and looking amazingly chic, not an easy feat. Developing a cult following while being knocked-off by countless imitators, Lindsey continues to streamline her cloaks, [...]
Fendi’s ongoing partnership with design and architecture duo Aranda/Lasch, titled Modern Primitives, combines technology with Old-World craftsmanship for decidedly modern results. This past week, we got to a moment to chat with one-half of the pair, Benjamin Aranda, about the collaboration, which debuted at last year’s Venice Biennale. Using an unconventional type of foam, Aranda/Lasch [...]
Images by Samantha Casolari. First garnering attention for designing the much-copied pillbox hat that Jackie wore to JFK’s inauguration, Roy Halston Frowick—better known as Halston—was among the first 20th-century American designers to rise to international fame, competing in the famous 1973 Battle of Versailles fashion show that pitted five New York-based designers (Bill Blass, Oscar [...]
I’m obsessed. This just may be the raddest Barbie ever.