Wednesday, May 27, 2009
Check out the SHOP for details or to purchase
* roughly translates to "A Chronicle of Fabric Pieces: the power of cloth to connect time and space"
Tuesday, May 26, 2009
375 Alabama St. #490 at 16th St*
San Francisco, CA
*within walking distance of 16th street BART; ring buzzer for Giselle Shepatin
Evening highlights: Ana Lisa Hedstrom and Suzy Furrer of Apparel Arts in attendance; live musical performance (8p) with classical singer Julia Hathaway and Villalobos' Bachianas Brasilieras; preview of VAGADU's 2009 collection, "Varda's Women," a collaboration between Joui Turandot and Ana Lisa Hedstrom; clothing by Ana Lisa Hedstrom, Vagadu and Giselle Shepatin available for purchase
Light snacks and drinks will be offered.
Tuesday, May 12, 2009
"Innovative Cloth- Junichi Arai"
Originally uploaded by World Shibori Network
Currently installed at the Institute of Textiles & Clothing (ITC) Gallery Resource Centre, Hong Kong Polytechnic University:
"Innovative Cloths — Junichi Arai"
5 May - 11 June 2009
Here are some photos* to wet your appetite! If you're anywhere near there, be sure to check it out. Junichi Arai's work is some of the very best around.
*Thanks go out to Dr. Konor Jiang
Monday, May 11, 2009
Monday, May 4, 2009
"Christina Kim: every piece is precious"
Clothing designer Christina Kim weaves recycled materials as well as the work of artisans the world over into her eco-friendly, human-friendly Dosa fashions.
"Kim believes that supporting these artisans, and having regular contact with them in good times and bad, builds long-term, trusting relationships. It also fits within her broader philosophy of encouraging people to consume less but cherish more the things they buy and wear, including the sweat equity and consummate craftsmanship of the people who made them." FULL ARTICLE HERE