Monday, May 20, 2013
Thursday, May 16, 2013
Friday, May 10, 2013
Thursday, May 9, 2013
Hooray! Thank you Beluxed Fashion/ Swapzaar for sharing bits of my talk at the Fashionista meet at JD, Bangalore. I had a great time !
Also a big shout for Veena and Aarti for organizing the event. I think there should be many more of such events in the city :)
Also a link to pictures of the event http://www.meetup.com/Bangalore-fashionistas/photos/14688032/231896092/#231896102
Friday, May 3, 2013
Thursday, May 2, 2013
n 1 a: A sturdy textile created by Studio Tjeerd Veenhoven in the Netherlands using the leaves of the Areca palm (Chrysalidocarpus lutescens). b: Made by soaking the plant matter in a special biological solution that leaves it supple and pliable. c: A biodegradable, 100 percent vegan material with some of the properties of animal leather and rubber.
2: Natural variations in color provide plenty of design potential.
3 a: Suitable for a wide range of products, including bags, footwear, and journal covers. b: Opens opportunities for artisans in South India, where the leaves and the skills to manipulate them are common.
Article viewed on ecouterre/ Palm Leather: A Vegan Textile With the Same Properties as Animal Hide by Lea Stewart, 04/30/13