The U.K.’s Advertising Standards Authority has banned the Louis Vuitton ads that tout the company’s goods as “handcrafted” by showing softly-lit pictures of models sewing bag handles and wallets with linen thread and needles in old-fashioned leatherworking shops. These goods are in fact made on sewing machines, in factories. The ASA says the ads misled [...]
Wanted to share some links with you, thanks to all the wonderful folks that have taken an interest in Treasury: Interview with the Half Pint Gentleman Nice article at Examiner.com Vote for Treasury at City Paper’s Best Of Poll
We’ve always been enamored with re-purposing and re-claiming in regards to fashion so it comes as no surprise that we often look in weirdo places for key pieces for our wardrobes, vintage notwithstanding. Nurses’ shoes, gardening hats and now tool bags have all caught our eyes. These beautiful, bright bags are the perfect size for [...]
It’s all true. I know I’ve been harping on the ethics of fashion/consumerism for a long time, but maybe our lovely readers will once again click on a link to read even more about sweatshops and luxury intersecting.
I hate reposts as much as the next person, but Christopher Brosius really got on my level in this blog post in May. It’s an eloquent plea to the women of America to care to express themselves through dress, and not as prickly as a lot of his other writing.