The New York Times reports that “sewing, like knitting before it, is making a comeback”. Sewing seminars, beginners’ classes and private lessons are very much in demand and sewing machine sales are booming. And this time around it’s all about self-expression and wanting to make something unique.
For the not so confident seamstresses among us, Refinery29 has Five (Mostly) No-Sew Tips for Perfecting Any Vintage Find.
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“Skinniness is increasingly common on the catwalks of West Africa, but on the street it is seen as unattractive and even taboo.” Bj1111 recommends this article in The Guardian about a different cultural take on slim fashion models.
If you’ve got straight leg jeans, a tunic sweater, a biker jacket, high top sneakers and a fedora, Angie suggests that you create your own take on this fun Fabsugar street style outfit.
Janet over at The Gardener’s Cottage recently discussed her feelings about packing for a trip to New York City. Carole found the realization that not everyone dresses like they are hot off the fashion runway quite refreshing.
And last but not least, if you are interested in fashion history and happen to be in Paris over the next few months, Caro thinks you will enjoy the very creatively curated “Impressionism and Fashion” exhibition at the Musée d’Orsay.