CH Omakase 2017: Slow Factory Moon Selfie Bandana

Italian silk printed with a NASA image, in an edition of 48

Best known for printing high-resolution NASA images on the highest quality natural Italian silks, Slow Factory blends old-world luxury with new technology. Further, each collection they release explores stories about human rights and environmental awareness—and everything the brand makes is fair trade. We’ve been fans of the label for some time, and were naturally excited to work with them for CH Omakase. We selected their …

North Home Sleepwear Collection

A beautiful range of goods bush-dyed by artists living in remote communities in Australia

North Home continues celebrating Aboriginal Australian artists—and the beauty and diversity of their traditions, skills and crafts—with their new sleepwear collection, which launches today. Made up of just three pieces, the range is lush, textured and sublime. Each piece is carefully bush-dyed by Anindilyakwa women living in the remote Groote Eylandt Archipelago—an island in the Gulf of Carpentaria, about 391 miles from Darwin. The process …

Hermès’ Limited Edition “The Battery New York” Scarf

An vivid aerial scene of lower Manhattan and its 25-acre public park, with proceeds benefitting The Battery Conservancy

A decade ago Hermès opened the doors to a retail location on Broad Street in lower Manhattan initiating a commercial return to a neighborhood in recovery. Only steps away, the Battery—a 25-acre park that now sees seven million visitors a year—was also under development, spearheaded by the Battery Conservancy. Both of these organizations emphasized—and continue to emphasize—the importance of building and supporting community, especially through …

Slow Factory’s “We Are Home” Collection

Funding an education initiative that supports 1.5 million Syrian refugees

From one of our favorite NYC brands, 100% fair-trade accessories maker Slow Factory, the lovely We Are Home collection isn’t just pretty, it’s important. Regarding design, most scarves use satellite images by NASA—from cloud vortices near the South Pacific’s Heard Island to the Outer Aleutian Islands to dusty deserts—which make for truly compelling visual statements. With regard to its greater impact, a portion of proceeds …

Tui Krosschell Scarves

Oversized, digitally printed pure silk scarves made in Britain

With summer on its way, Tui Krosschell’s new, brightly printed Func:Scarves are an expressively vibrant way to keep the evening chill of transitional seasons at bay. A recent textiles graduate from Manchester School of Art, Krosschell draws inspiration from the spectrum of the natural and built environment, interpreted into her lavish repeats which are turned into 100% pure silk scarves. “I love how expressive I …