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Meet the Designer: Uqnatu, Inspired by Pure Form, Design and Function

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Meet the Designer: Uqnatu, Inspired by Pure Form, Design and Function

The Babylonian word uqnatu is the earliest known reference to indigo dyed cloth. The ancient cuneiform writing likens the wool that has been dipped many times into the dye as having the rich color of lapis lazuli and also the deep blue of the infinite sky. Indigo is universal: it draws on traditions and techniques from all over the world.Indigo is timeless: it has been transforming cloth from pre-history to the 21st century. Indigo is durable and divine. Wear it with purpose. We believe in small, local production, the timeless beauty of raw denim and natural fibers without additional chemical...

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Designer Spotlight: Patrick Cupid

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Designer Spotlight: Patrick Cupid

Beauty, softness and elegance are inherent in each collection by PATRICK CUPID.  Ultimate luxury is combined with contemporary prints and styling.  Designed and manufactured responsibly from start to finish in the heart of New York City.  We sat down with Patrick Cupid to ask him some questions about his brand. When did you start your brand and what inspired you to do so?Patrick: In 2017 Romanian Fashion Philosophy invited me as a guest designer. In producing the collection to show in Bucharest, I realized it was time to make the brand official. What is your background and how does that inform your design process?   Patrick: I am...

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Support 'Made in the USA'

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Support 'Made in the USA'

Now, more than ever, supporting small business, independent designers and Made in the USA products is so important and can have a huge impact not only on individual lives but also on local communities. And it's much easier to track that impact or see the benefit to the local economy when you choose to purchase locally sourced goods.  More people are also recognizing the importance of purchasing products Made in the USA, and how that not not only helps to support the economy but also expresses a sense of unity and pride. “Made in the USA” is not just a slogan,...

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Designer Spotlight: AndRena Nikol

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Designer Spotlight: AndRena Nikol

AndRena Nikol's leather accessories are handmade in the USA, in the heart of Texas. AndRena's bags and cuffs combine rugged urban design with exotic leathers and bold colors. Feminine details meet tough hardware to create a line that is edgy yet feels and looks luxe.We sat down with AndRena Johnson, designer of AndRena Nikol to ask her some questions about her up and coming brand. When did you start your brand and what inspired you to do so? AndRena: I started my brand in 2010. I always loved fashion. I was inspired by my parents who were also entrepreneurs. What is your background and...

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