CH Omakase 2017: Sabah + Fernanda Uribe Shoes

Handmade in Turkey, hand-painted in NYC, these slip-ons are otherworldly

When living in Turkey, Sabah founder Mickey Ashmore developed a fascination with Turkish footwear, which led him to Gaziantep and a collaboration with the craftsmen of one of the oldest family workshops there. The result was a pair of hand-stitched shoesa modern take on a traditional style. Ashmore wore that first pair back in the United States and began fielding requests from friends who wanted …

CH Omakase 2017: From the Road Nara Cashmere Throw

A luxurious piece hand-woven by artisans in Nepal

Ever since founding From the Road, Susan Easton has worked with skilled artisans to create pieces of exquisite quality, craft and soul. Some of the most stunning items are those crafted by Nepalese weavers (Easton also partnered with the United Nations Ethical Fashion Initiative to preserve and reinvigorate the region’s traditions) and this cashmere throw for CH Omakase is one of those pieces. This simple …

We Are Knitters’ All-in-One Kits

Make DIY sweaters and beanies easily, even if you're a beginner

by Sun Bak Whether you find knitting meditative or enjoy the rebellious act of slow handmade fashion, the season is here for those of us in the northern hemisphere. Design-forward kit-making companies like Kitterly and Wool and the Gang (plus print magazines like Knit Wit) already make it easier than ever to get excited to purl, but another name in the knitting kit world, We …

Studio Visit: Italy’s Crea Concrete Design + Foscarini Lighting

Shining a light on the process of the skilled artisans who produce the Aplomb lamp for the major design firm

Foscarini is the third largest Italian lighting company and yet they do not own a factory. Their entire production relies on collaboration with skilled artisans, each of whom is specialized in a particular material or craft, from glass to carbon fiber. The company is now lifting the veil on this with Maestrie (Master Skills), a narrative photographic and video project by the artist Gianluca Vassallo. …

CMPLT UNKNWN’s “Animal Kingdom” Collection

Blending luxury with sustainability, this range is inspired by the world's vanishing creatures

NYC-based accessories brand CMPLT UNKNWN has always been at the crossroad of luxury and sustainability. Their new collection, which premieres on the brand’s new site and its focus on direct-to-consumer sales, is inspired by the world’s vanishing and in-danger creatures. The range, called “Animal Kingdom” is made up of cross-body bags and clutches crafted from vegan leather and velvet, made ethically. Not only do they …