Posts Tagged: artisanship

Featured Video – Threads of Life

Threads of Life is a fair trade business that works with culture and conservation to alleviate poverty in rural Indonesia. Commissioning heirloom-quality textiles and baskets made with local materials and natural dyes to a museum standard .

Bohemia

Founded by Jenny Lockton, Bohemia is the culmination of years working with artists and craftspeople around the world. Established to build relationships with artisan producers, and help to support meaningful employment.

KROMAGNON

KROGMAGNON produce an eco friendly fashion label for both men and women. Working with earth friendly materials, the brand specialize in working with organic, natural and biodegradable fabrications.

Featured Video – Kasuri Weaving

The beautiful tradition of Kasuri weaving from Kurume, Japan. This traditional hand weave textile is made by tying and dying vertical and horizontal lengths of cotton or silk fiber, when woven together create a diffused pattern.

Featured Collection – VOZ SS17

The VOZ collection or Spring Summer 2017 incorporates fluid silk chiffon and slipper satin, combined as always with traditional hand woven Machupe textiles from Chile.

Lotusland Imports

Vancouver owned Lotusland Imports, is a curated ethical jewelry and accessories collection and website that showcases items produced with a conscience.

TRIA ETC

TRIA ETC works with talented artisans and artistic minds in Greece to create exclusive accessories and homewares, which masterfully merge tradition with innovation through technique, materials and styles.

MATTER

Inspired by travel, and borne of late night conversations and dreams shared by friends Yvonne and Ren, MATTER have a mission to make clothing that matters.

Plume

A carefully curated collection of pieces are produced in highly limited quantities, on a seasonal basis, and available only for a limited window.

Valentina Hoyos

Valentina Hoyos produces simple bags from a beautiful combination of knotting and weaving of natural materials, each realized in rich, natural earth tones, and beautifully textured.

Featued Video – Lesage Tweed

Chanel and the making of Lesage tweed.

Featured Video – The Artisans: Zeng Weaver

The Artisan Series shares the stories of artisans practicing traditional techniques. This video highlights the craft of Zeng Weaving, hand died and hand woven by the Ta Oi tribe.

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