I wore a bra on top of my clothes and here’s what happened…

Ever since I’ve been following Chidera Eggerue aka The Slumflower on social media I’ve become more conscious of how much I detest bras. Sure ‘bra-burning’ is a historic part of the feminist movement but...

The Craft of Jacketing – Customised Denim Jackets by Peter Gibson (Exhibition, Fabrications)

You’ve probably seen a customised denim jacket at some stage, but you’re unlikely to have come across the incredible detail, dedication and storytelling that goes into the jackets embellished by Peter Gibson. Best known...

Learning traditional Mexican Gancho Embroidery from the Istmo of Tehuantepec, Oaxaca, Mexico and trying...

All over the markets in Oaxaca and beyond you’ll see clothing (typically traditional Mexican Huipils) decorated with giant flower embroidery. The region this stitched style originates from is The Istmo of Tehuantepec in the...

Weavers of the Clouds: Textile Arts of Peru – Craft and Travel’s favourite exhibition...

Image: Sebastian Castenada (This is my preview post, see my review from when it opened here.)  To say I’m excited about the forthcoming Weavers of The Clouds exhibition at the Fashion & Textile Museum in London would be...

Breaking Fashion: why has the BBC commissioned a TV programme that promotes fast fashion?

There’s one word to sum up the BBC’s new style show Breaking Fashion: Appalling. For those of you who haven’t heard of it let me explain. Breaking Fashion is a six-part fly-on-the-wall style documentary that’s currently...

Scarf Stories – How Yogi Joshi Gets Design Inspiration From The Himalayas

Growing up amidst the snow clad mountains of the Himalayas which inspired Kipling to write the classicJungle Book, Yogi Joshi the designer of luxury silk scarves Yogy Ramaused the picturesque memories from her home...

The World of Anna Sui – In Conversation with Anna

I nearly exploded from excitement the day I heard there was going to be an Anna Sui exhibition at The Fashion and Textile Museum in London. Embodying everything fashion should be, I love how Anna’s work...

How To Wear and Tie A Sarong in Thai Style

A visit to The Sadet Market and Mantra Silk Shop in Nong Khai, Thailand

My 1st Photowalk- Shoreditch, London

Photowalks have been a thing for a while now but it wasn't until the summer that I finally had the chance to go on one. To be honest although I was booked onto Blogtacular's...

Weavers of The Clouds – Textile Arts of Peru: Peruvian fashion, crafts and textiles...

When the email dropped in my inbox with news that the ‘Weavers Of The Clouds – Textile Arts of Peru' exhibition was opening at the Fashion and Textile Museum I nearly exploded from excitement. It...

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