BLACK FRIDAY

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In science, a wave is defined as a transfer of energy, and I feel like part of the recent cultural introspection in fashion, that, although not entirely complied with, all across the border, has become a wave. A transfer of energy to groups not generally thought of much in fashion. It is easier now, more than ever, to make a product ethically, and to be a conscious consumer.

This coming weekend, as a consumer I have chosen to be mindful of the impact of my choices, and as a maker, I am leaving the pursuit of massive revenue to the corporate overlords and profit driven opportunists. You can always count on me for sales and discounts, but not without a purpose, not on black friday.
I am part of the wave.
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Holiday notice

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I'm off for a sunny holiday followed by a quick family visit, and the studio will be closed from June 1st to sometime at the end of June. The online store will remain open and it's still possible to order. Orders placed before June 1st will be processed as normal. Orders placed after that will be processed a few days upon my return at the end of June.

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#allblackeverything

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I enjoy the aesthetic but I have to admit, I've been feeling a little bit silly, to keep going with such narrow field of vision. I like concrete and steel but also flowers and soft green leaves and I'd like that to show. I guess I'll work on it.

Ensemble
Top: Klein tunic by Aelyse
leggings: Gloss leggings by Aelyse
boots: Joan of arctic by Sorel

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CORRESPONDENCE

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I'm longing for conversation, the way we used to do it.
It's been only 3 years since the very first time I operated a sewing machine and I remember how eager I was to show everyone what I've done every time I stitched two pieces of fabric together, and to listen back what you thought. It was a kind of a sweet correspondence.

unexplicable reasons made me shy away from sharing, I've kept all my work to myself only putting out what you had already seen over and over again. I really don't know what caused this momentary setback, or the removal of hundreds of images of the past 3 years worth of work from my social media and website, but I think it has served to make me long for conversation again.

Aaaaaaaanywayyyyyy, toile fitting today.


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Style distortion

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In my mind a pair of trainers outside the gym can help break the mould and define the blur that an #allblackeverything outfit can become. In practice though, all that is broken is the dignity of it. It might sound exaggerated that I feel stylistically distorted wearing sports shoes, but it is an emotional commitement I’ve built towards an aesthetic ideal.

One day I’ll find my kind of trainers.

 

Ensemble
Jacket: By Aelyse (yet to be released)
Top: Estela top by Aelyse
Bottoms: Panné velvet joggers 
Trainers: Puma fierce core

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