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DIY Kaftans and Kimonos

DIY Kaftans and Kimonos

For comfort and style in one, kaftans and kimonos are go-to items. They are easy to wear, can be dressed up or worn casual, and look effortlessly glamorous. Though sometimes a good thrift store hunt may produce an unfound treasure of a vintage kaftan or a worn-to-the-perfect-softness kimono, they can sometimes be pricey investments if purchased new. Though well-made ones will last for many years, sewing a handmade version will be a project that will leave you feeling accomplished – and comfortable. Check out La Maison Bohéme for some flowy, visual inspiration to get started. If you have a pattern… read more

The Unique Sounding Seaweed and Silk Dress

The Unique Sounding Seaweed and Silk Dressdetail

The Masai dress from Studio 5050 is more than a pretty dress. It is also an unexpected poetic symphony. Inspired by a collar that makes slight swinging sounds when worn due to its silver beaded design, this dress applies the same structure and vocal principles. The designer stated that the dress was an “a-ha! moment” that struck while wearing the collar and doing a little cleaning up in the studio. Though most of us may not get that inspired during cleaning time and would have only been entertained by the sound the collar made, probably also appreciating the feel and… read more