Kantha LAUNCH Thursday November 19th 10am PST
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What is Kantha?

What is Kantha?

We have all fallen for the beloved quilts but what is kantha? Kantha means "patched cloth". It refers to the traditional practice of taking something to be discarded such as old saris and turning them into something beautiful and useful. The craftmanship of the item is attributed to the combination of patterns and colors that make for a truly one-of-a-kind piece of art. The signature look of Kantha is the small straight running stitch common in Bengali embroidery. The stitches can be closer together or spaced further apart but that part is the labor of love. Each thread strewn through...

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Style Inspiration for the Gray Lounge Dress

Style Inspiration for the Gray Lounge Dress

  I know you ladies saw these images in your email check out but now I want to give you some real life examples and ideas on how to wear your gray lounge dress.... when your not lounging anymore! Yes. Yes. That day will come and when it does, I'm ready!   I love this example of a gray dress because it can easily be worn in the summer time too! I think too often we think of gray as a winter color but it looks so chic when paired with strappy sandals, a clutch and some sunglasses. I think...

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Spring Hygge

Spring Hygge

This quaratine is getting especially hard now that spring is here. The birds are waking us, the sun is shining- even in Seattle- and flowers are blooming! One of the ways that I am trying to survive this uncertain period of time is embracing hygge. This is a Danish word which embodies a life of warmth, life, comfort and connection. Now connection maybe an especially hard one to achieve during a lockdown but here are some great ways to foster a more aware life: open the windows and breathe some new life into a stagnant space bring some of the...

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