3 Women Makes Unisex Garments From Upcycled Rice Sacks

Through resourcefulness and creativity, this women-owned clothing brand proves "every little piece can be sustainable"

For most people, rice is a household staple—the basic yet completely essential ingredient to a host of dishes enjoyed all around the world. But to Crystal Lee Early and Natalie Mumford, the founders of 3 Women, the grain is also synonymous with fashion. Early and Mumford’s Long Beach, California brick-and-mortar store opened in 2018 as a vintage shop, until the duo started transforming repurposed textiles …

Mystery + Luxury at Casa Silencio in Xaagá, Mexico

Solar-powered and self-sustaining, this agave-surrounded hacienda overflows with color, texture and character

Casa Silencio (which officially opens its doors tomorrow, 15 September) sits at the base of a mountain within Silent Valley just outside the small town of Xaagá, Oaxaca. The stunning, solar-powered hacienda—from the founders of Mezcal El Silencio, Vicente Cisneros and Fausto Zapata—is full of juxtapositions. Comprising just six suites, a large indoor/outdoor dining room, bar area, library and boutique-meets-lobby, it feels simultaneously opulent and …

Artist Marcus Jansen’s First Solo US Museum Exhibition, “E Pluribus Unum”

Work drawn from 15 years of artistic exploration, on display now at the Cornell Fine Arts Museum

Within the Cornell Fine Arts Museum at Rollins College in Winter Park, Florida, artist Marcus Jansen presents more than 20 works drawn from 15 years of artistic exploration. The artist—based between the Bronx and Fort Myers—was born in Manhattan and raised in the South Bronx and Queens before moving to Mönchengladbach, Germany. Jansen’s work in this exhibition, E Pluribus Unum, exists at the intersection of these disparate …