Handmade Slow Fashion – She Made My Clothes

What is handmade slow fashion? I went looking for this photo of me as a girl on Halloween when I heard about the new Wonder Woman movie. My costume was made by my Grandma Bea. She had a magical sewing room with tins full of notions and ribbons. Stacks of fabric bolts lined the shelves. [...]

By | 2017-06-06T10:58:19+00:00 December 1st, 2016|Design, Fashionistas, handmade, Nepal, sewing, slow fashion|0 Comments

Sleep Better with Cashmere Baby Blanket (comes in Queen and King size for big people too)

Our Himalayan cashmere baby blanket is an heirloom-quality gift to welcome a baby into the world, hand-loomed in the natural fibers of Himalayan cashmere. When we discovered what an amazing job the Nepali artisans could do with our full size blankets, we had our workshop in Nepal weave a cashmere baby blanket to add to our [...]

How to Hand Wash Cashmere Pashmina in 4 Easy Steps

You've invested good money in your cashmere garments. Use our handy How-To hand wash cashmere pashmina in 4 easy steps to make them last a lifetime. A well constructed cashmere garment or home accessory should last for generations. Proper care and cleaning are key to ensuring that your favorite cashmere garments become heirloom items. It's easy if [...]

By | 2017-06-06T10:58:19+00:00 March 20th, 2016|Advice|0 Comments

10 Eco Fashion Champions You Need to Follow on Social Media

A go-to guide of eco fashion champions you should be following on Facebook and Twitter. The community of fashionistas, eco fashion warriors, slow fashion heroes, and fibershed makers continues to swell on social media — and that's a good thing. The more of us there are to advocate for ethical, renewable, socially just fashion, the more pressure [...]

By | 2017-06-06T10:58:19+00:00 March 3rd, 2016|slow fashion|0 Comments

Know Your Fibers: A Quick Cashmere Guide

The variety of cashmere choices can be overwhelming and, frankly, not all garments are equal. Use our cashmere guide to help you tell the good from the not-so-good. Do a quick Google of “cashmere” and you’ll find a huge number of search results. There’s a lot of lesser quality, mass-produced products out there, so it’s good [...]

By | 2017-06-06T10:58:19+00:00 January 31st, 2016|Advice, slow fashion|0 Comments

#GivingTuesday Was Fashionable, But So Is #GivingEveryday

If you made it through Thanksgiving here in the U.S., you probably also made it through the battery of #blackfriday, #cybermonday, and now #GivingTuesday as well. Awesome job. #givingtuesday is a brilliant thing, especially on the heels a weekend steeped with heavy consumerism following Turkey Day each year. This week we’ve seen tons of fundraising [...]

By | 2017-06-06T10:58:19+00:00 December 2nd, 2015|Advice, Social Good|0 Comments

Your Autumn Custom Color Guide

Happy Autumn to all of our friends in the Northern hemisphere! 'Tis the season to gift you with an Autumn Custom Color Guide for 'Autumn' seasonal types (with color descriptions lovingly handcrafted by Bernard Charles — AKA The Color Mage)! This is your personal guide to picking the best Pashm & Co cashmere colors suited to your unique combination of skin, eye, [...]

By | 2017-06-06T10:58:19+00:00 November 7th, 2015|Advice, custom colors, Fashionistas|0 Comments

Your Spring Custom Cashmere Color Guide

Download our Spring Custom Cashmere Color Guide Another season, another custom Cashmere Color Guide for you (with color descriptions lovingly handcrafted by Bernard Charles — AKA The Color Mage)! For all of the 'Spring' seasonal types out there, consider this your personal guide to picking the best Pashm & Co cashmere colors suited to your unique combination of skin, eye, and [...]

By | 2017-06-06T10:58:20+00:00 November 7th, 2015|Advice, custom colors, Fashionistas|0 Comments

A Custom Cashmere Color Guide for “Winters”

Last week we unveiled the first of four custom Cashmere Color Guides (with color descriptions lovingly handcrafted by Bernard Charles — AKA The Color Mage) — your personal guide to picking the best Pashm & Co cashmere colors suited to your unique "seasonal" combination of skin, eye, and hair color. In honor of the current season here in our [...]

By | 2017-06-06T10:58:20+00:00 July 9th, 2015|Advice, custom colors, Fashionistas|0 Comments

Are You a Summer? Here’s Your Cashmere Color Guide

A few weeks ago the amazing Bernard Charles — AKA The Color Mage — handcrafted descriptions for each of our primary cashmere color options. All together, they make for a wonderful, comprehensive, spirit-imbued cashmere color guide. We decided to take things a step further and group them by Season — that special combination of your skin, eye, and hair color that determines [...]

By | 2017-06-06T10:58:20+00:00 June 29th, 2015|Advice, custom colors, Fashionistas|0 Comments