Slow Factory’s Open Education Fall Calendar

Founded in 2012 by Céline Semaan, Slow Factory continues its quest to increase “sustainability literacy” in fashion and all that it entails. Once such endeavor is through free, open education—and they have just announced their upcoming class calendar. With courses including Cultural Appropriation and North Indigenous Peoples, Deconstructing Greenwashing Myths, Waste-Led Design and more, registration is free. All classes are for and by “Black, Brown, …

Carolina Parakeet Scarf

Crafted in Italy from a blend of silk and cotton, Slow factory’s Carolina Parakeet scarf features an eclectic and intergalactic collage work by artist Céline Semaan. With an image of the Carolina parakeet—an extinct bird that was one of only two parrots native to the United States—atop a cosmic scene, this stunning 54-inch silk square can be worn or framed and hung. Committed to the …

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 …