Knitters Chronicle Climate Change With “Temperature Scarves”

From the “sky scarf” of the early aughts to the Tempestry Project today, knitters tap into climate change for guidance in their stitching. While the former accessory is about aesthetic inspiration, the latter aims to preserve data reported by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration through “temperature scarves.” These are two examples of the way colorful yarns tie into the climate crisis and our reaction …

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 …

CH Omakase 2017: From the Road + Curious Corners Ombre Scarf

An accessory hand-woven in Nepal and hand-dyed in New York City

One of the best parts of working at CH is meeting people and having the opportunity to connect them for future projects. Susan Easton, founder and creative director of From the Road, travels the world working with craftspeople to develop stunning items. Curious Corners‘ founder Sayaka Toyama is a Japanese expat living in NYC whose store/gallery/workshop shares the best of Japan. For Omakase, they came …