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Gentlewoman style: The soft white shirts made from luxury hotel sheets



Archivist shirts made from upcycled luxury hotel sheets

Quick heads up on a brand I discovered via the Thingtesting email (a great newsletter if you’re interested in start-up culture).

Archivist takes old hotel sheets and upcycles them into soft cotton shirts. My favourite is the Arges cut – oversized, deep sleeve placket and a button down collar. The price isn’t too bad for a small eco brand at €125, but obviously shipping to the UK will eat up a few extra pounds. Here’s an interesting story about the brand origin and its mission.

WORDS: Disneyrollergirl / Navaz Batliwalla
IMAGE: Archivist shirts
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Trend report: What to wear and do for SS19



Givenchy ss19 by Corey Tenold

Even though people are sniffy about trends, I still quite like tracking them. The trick is just to pay attention to the ones that work for you. So in this wee SS19 round-up, I’m deliberately ignoring anything overstatementy or hype-y that will have disappeared in a year. And instead homing in on the classics that have been reinvented or lifestyle movements that will impact how we live.

NOGO We’ve reached peak logo (sorry Gucci) and now it’s about deliberately unbranded products. I signed up to Italic last year, which is a membership-based direct-to-consumer company selling unbranded, yet high quality products that come straight from the factory. (more…)