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Feature: From Paris France, Q&A with Turbanista.com founder Aïssata Kamara

Courtesy of Turbanista.com from Paris, France

    Crowning Glory: Turbanista By: Isabelle Bourgeault-Tassé Ottawa, Canada   In Senegal, a woman’s turban is her crowning glory.   And to Aïssata Kamara, it is a garment worthy of great passion. I recently spoke with Aïssata, Dakar-born founder and curator of Turbanista.com, a blog from Paris, France dedicated to her passion for...

Feature: Our Virtual Pop-Up Shop Brings The World To Your Wardrobe

L-R: Available now!; Retarded Velvet, Jasmin the Strange & INNA Clothing Co.

   *Note our 2012 Holiday Pop-Up Shop has ended! Stay tuned for more Pop-Up Shop announcements throughout the year!   Our Holiday Pop-Up Shop Is Open! *Check it out here*   Happy Holidays!   We are  so excited to announce the official launch of our virtual Pop-Up Shop just in time for the...

Global Designer Spotlight: Vilnius

Severija's applies her talents to a car door

    Embroidery Boom!    By: Deniss Zelenkov Riga Latvia       Lithuanian artist Severija Incirauskaite-Kriauneviciene  blows our mind with “ethnic kitsch” and introduces her textile version of peculiar “tuning“ as unconventional yet functional design.   Severija’s works mostly involve cross-stitching and embroidery on metal objects (can you imagine?) from plates, pans,...