What says summer holiday wardrobe more than a silk scarf? It’s the perfect marriage between bohemia and jet set; cultural capital and cash. The cult accessory has grown to become the unrivalled summer accessory staple, via Hermès’ Riviera-frequenting turbans and artist-printed scarves. As Hermès is taking their iconic silk scarves out of the runway spotlight in favour of more fashion-conforming design efforts, it is refreshing to see younger brands popping up, making the decade-spanning trimming relevant again.
Linea Germania, a design studio focusing on a variety of scarves, socks and home goods, is a prime example. With a fondness for textile design, founder Mengly Germania Hernandez makes all the patterns for her silk scarves – often drawn by hand – herself. Inspired by the bold and innate sense of style of her grandmother, Hernandez’ instinctive experimentation with colour and simplicity is what brings her expressive designs to life.
In a team-up with Solange Knowles and her online shop Saint Heron that celebrates diversity, the designer was recently commissioned to create a textile print paying homage to the power, beauty and figure of femininity – resulting in the “pussy power towel”. Now this is how to keep textile design relevant and cult pieces up-to-date! Hermès, take note.
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Amason: ”We send files, emails and animals”
With the release of the first single from their upcoming album (and a virtual release party tonight), Swedish band Amason teams up with adidas and the new, more sustainable Stan Smith. The space of which the iconic shoe enters is one where the love of nature takes center stage. Make it last talks to the band about why they always end up with the animals.
Stan Smith, Forever
Always iconic. Now more sustainable. We’re proudly partnering up with adidas to show you the next generation of sustainable takes on the storied Stan Smith silhouette.
Make it last x Circulose® Jacket
Seven years into making Make it last, we’ve decided to launch our first product. This jacket is handmade in Laxå with fabric made with Circulose®.
The Edit: In Times of Boredom
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