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Did you shrink your favorite wool sweater? Dry your eyes; there may be hope for that sad little guy. With some baby shampoo, a hand steamer, a little cardboard, a few binder clips, and some elbow grease, you can loosen up the fibers enough to stretch the sweater back into shape. Not all sweaters can be saved—if it has become completely felted, then there may be no hope. However, if it just shriveled up so the arms are half of what they used to be and it’s now a belly sweater, you can give this technique a go. Read More
Turns out when you mix tea and sugar, you can get more than a sweet drink. 10 years ago, fashion designer Suzanne Lee and biologist David Hepworth combined the same yeast and bacteria microbes found in kombucha juice with tea and sucrose, and the result was the creation of a fabric akin to leather. So what did this mean for the fashion world? Well, by introducing microbiology into consumer production, researchers can find sustainable ways to manufacture the materials used in clothing. Read More
You’ve no doubt seen her somewhere—maybe in one of two episodes of ANTM, in pics on  her popular Instagram account, or in the giant Desigual ads on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan. Chantelle Winnie is a modeling force to be reckoned with, and it’s in part due to her rare skin condition, vitiligo. We’re so bored with used to the homogeneity we see among runway models, so Winnie’s quite obvious physical difference is a welcome departure. What was once a hindrance to her well being is now her source of empowerment. Read More
Good news! We found today's best way to fight the winter blues: First things first, check out these gorgeous images promoting Mad Men's upcoming season, featuring impeccable clothing straight out of the Age of Aquarius. Second, put together your own 70s-inspired outfit with some of our own recommendations. We guarantee the bright colors, flower prints, and flowing lace materials will get your spirits up. Aguna Lace Kaftan - $168 Happiest Gal On Earth Top - $39.99 Extraordinary Destinations Earrings and Necklace Set - $24.99 Hilltop Jubilee Jeans - $99. Read More
Boobs--we strap them in, we push them up, and if they get any attention at all, it's usually not by invitation. But lately our lovely lady lumps have been getting a lot more notice, and not in the typical eye-roll-worthy fashion. A woman's right to breastfeed in public is a trending topic, and the #freethenipple campaign is fighting to allow females to be as shirtless in public as any man. Boobs are really having a moment. Here are some of our favorite companies, designers, and artists, who have been unashamedly inspired by cleavage's recent popularity. Read More