He was on the sewing machines, at the silk-screening station, packing boxes, learning the ropes." In 2011, Nick Fouquet started his hat business (then Westbrook Maker, with former partner Gregory Westbrook) in an underground parking garage in Venice, after purchasing traditional hat-making machinery from retiring milliners in the Midwest. Late last year, Nick Fouquet Hat Co. ( nickfouquet.com ), moved to its current location at the back of the shared retail space at 1629 Abbott Kinney Blvd. "My hats visit their website have high crowns and wide brims," says Fouquet. "They are a statement that also protect you from the elements: Fashion meets functionality." 0 Every one-of-a-kind chapeau from western to fedora to top hats, starting at $525 is made entirely by hand of beaver felt or mixed media (for example, a felt crown with a straw brim).
Fight Back Against Drone Surveillance... With Fashion
Image via galmeetsglam.com Image via galmeetsglam.com Honey & Silk Honey & Silk is run by Stephanie Liu, a UC Berkley grad who decided to never leave Orange County. Her blog is a must-have in your favorites because her story is so relatable for college students. Upon graduation, she didnt know what she wanted to do and this blog is a result of that. Many, if not all, of us are facing uncertainty at the end of college and Liu and her blog show us the benefits from taking, in her words, the unbeaten path. Lius story is enough to make you start following her blog, but in case you need more reason, her style is the perfect laidback look that you should take a look at for inspiration. Her posts are filled with unstructured, simple silhouettes, either in solid colors or paisley or floral prints.
Seriously, I think we have fallen into some kind of space-time continuum. What it means for fashion is that we have definitely entered the apocalypse because the 90s was the worst decade ever for fashion. Yeah. I said it. I recently read an interview with Alexa Chung in which the young miss decreed the 80s the worst decade for fashion, but this is what happens when you ask youngsters for advice. Contrary to popular perception, youth is not the be-all and end-all.
Cline dancing in Garson & Shaw's "Not Trashy" video. Garson & Shaw invited over 200 members of the textile recycling industry to Atlanta, Ga., to converse about recycling and do a remake of the Pharrell "Happy" single.YouTube/Garson & Shaw Follow: Related Photo: Author Elizabeth L. Cline autographs her book, "Overdressed: The Shockingly High Cost of Cheap Fashion," at Garson & Shaw's Atlanta conference in May 2014.Shamontiel L. Vaughn Author Elizabeth L. Cline autographs her book, "Overdressed: The Shockingly High Cost of Cheap Fashion," at Garson & Shaw's Atlanta conference in May 2014.Shamontiel L.
With Fashion reddit The drones are coming to steal your privacy, but now there's a fashionable way to tell them to butt out. Join the Stealth War Wear. Stealth Wear, which was created by Adam Harvey , was designed to " protect the wearer from drone surveillance ." While it seems like privacy has become a privilege , it can now also be quite fashionable --Harvey has designed a scarf and hoodie that are "anti-drone," limiting the thermal- imaging technology drones use to acquire information. Harvey spoke to Wired about what prompted him to create the collection of outerwear: Total surveillance is a term I first heard from Anders Sandberg during this presentation at a Tabula Rasa conference... He predicts that by 2050 a country can execute total surveillance on a population for .01% of their GDP.