Jan Klier, a talented photographer friend of mine who is based of NYC, did a small photo shoot for me. It is interesting to see how the background and lighting of a shoot can make it appear sexy or dramatic. He took a few simple wallets and iphone cases and some lighting skills and made the items appear very luxurious and fabulous. Its amazing what a little fur and black background can do!
Yesterday the news was all about the high school shooting in Florida. The Facebook posts starting piling up last night as more and more people lamented about how we need change and how there are too many guns in America. Then the other people who own guns went on a rampage and say that they have the right to own guns and it is mental illness and not guns that are killing people. The argument could go on until the cows come home. This post is not about the arguments.
There is another aspect that needs to be looked at closer. That is the disconnect in our society. We have more money today, we are more connected than ever with our digital devices, but at the same time, we are more disconnected.
Now children do not come out to play. Instead, they sit inside their bedrooms playing video games or watching youtube videos. Tweens and teens spend hours on Instagram and social media. A generation or two ago teens met after school at the local burger joint. They talked to their friends in perso…
Fashion Slow Lane
As part of life in the fashion slow lane, I am working with a brand that is in the fashion slow lane as well as in the social innovation lane. Two Neighbors is social innovation at its finest. We create jobs for women that live in caves in the West Bank. Our brand features Palestinian embroidery, and the final garments are sewn in Tel Aviv. Our team is very diverse and features only women.
Two Neighbors is social impact at the grassroots level. We are slowly expanding our brand to include apparel and also handbags. Our Spring 18 collection is gradually coming in now.
Here are few images from our new shift dress collection. This is the Ayala shift dress. It features handmade embroidery. To view each piece up close, please visit www.twoneighbors.com
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