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Forties Fabric: Imperial War Museum's 'Fashion on the Ration' Exhibit
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Forties Fabric: Imperial War Museum's 'Fashion on the Ration' Exhibit

Mar 05, 2015
Benjamin Fitzgerald, Source4Style Contributor
As World War II air raids in London kicked-off in the early Forties, British women had to become fashion practical – adding to the complicated clothing rations and textile shorta...
Fashion & Interiors: Top Luxury Design Hotels For Fabric
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Fashion & Interiors: Top Luxury Design Hotels For Fabric

Mar 05, 2015
Benjamin Fitzgerald, Source4Style Contributor
Karl Lagerfeld is designing two residential lobby spaces for the upcoming Art Shoppe Lofts + Condos, we were told last week; selecting the Toronto building's "features, finishes a...
Piña Couture: Pineapple Fiber Makes Fabric In The Philippines
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Piña Couture: Pineapple Fiber Makes Fabric In The Philippines

Mar 05, 2015
Benjamin Fitzgerald, Source4Style Contributor
Piña: The Fabric Pineapple or piña (Spanish for Pineapple) is being used to make a plethora of textile-based products, from clothing and bags, to scarves and furniture upholst...

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Virtual Sourcing Trip - Scotland
From the misty islands of the Outer Hebrides to the banks of the River Tweed in the Scottish Borders, Scotland has long been home to diverse textiles and production methods.

Teviz: Sustainable Beauty
Teviz, a producer of fine organic cotton and flannel fabrics has been uniquely committed to developing sustainable production methods throughout its entire 79 year history.

Oliveira Textiles: Prints of a Sustainble Future
Oliveira Textiles, an innovative fabric manufacturer based in Bristol, Rhode Island is guided by the following credo: "Development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs, or simply put - don't do things today that make tomorrow worse."

Five Milan Boutiques For Fabric & Design Inspiration
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Five Milan Boutiques For Fabric & Design Inspiration

Mar 04, 2015
Benjamin Fitzgerald, Source4Style Contributor
1. Banner Banner is located in the crux of Milan’s golden fashion district, nestled between Moschino and the Palazzo Morando on via Sant’Andrea. Banner is the latest store-c...
The Best Fabric & Design Exhibitions in March
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The Best Fabric & Design Exhibitions in March

Mar 04, 2015
Benjamin Fitzgerald, Source4Style Contributor
1. 'Everything That Matters' by David James - London Stylist David James has linked up with DJA for an online retrospective exhibit showcasing his best photographs as crea...
War Fashion: 1940's Textile Rations & Women's Clothing
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War Fashion: 1940's Textile Rations & Women's Clothing

Mar 04, 2015
Benjamin Fitzgerald, Source4Style Contributor
Before the imminent arrival of World War II, British women were fearing the ravages of war on home-front soil. By the Forties, the battle had come to London and touched upon even t...
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