The Great Western Alpaca Show

Photographer Ross Evertson's journey through one of the USA's largest Alpaca shows

Photographer Ross Evertson‘s 2007 trip to The Great Western Alpaca Show highlights the strangely fuzzy annual springtime exhibition, recently featured by Good Magazine. From shearing contests to best in show, the livestock-friendly fair finds a little something for every Alpaca lover. Featuring their famous long hair, the Alpaca photo shoot takes a behind-the-scenes look at the largest Alpaca show west of the Mississippi. and continues …

Figs Ties

Hand-tailored neck wear that helps provide school uniforms for African children in need

For every hand-tailored tie sold, Figs gives a school uniform to a child in East Africa through their Threads for Threads program. The L.A.-based label offers standard and bow ties in a variety of dapper fabrics, ranging from woolen Ivy League plaids to Italian silk bicycle patterns. They also offer custom ties, allowing for even greater personal expression with a host of styles to choose …

Vík Prjónsdóttir Blankets

New Icelandic wool blankets channel mysticism, nature and Michael Jackson

by Richard Prime Causing a stir of excitement at the recent Stockholm Design Week, Icelandic design group Vík Prjónsdóttir showed its latest collection of wool blankets inspired by a mixture of myths, folklore and the lure of nature. The collective, widely known for their Beardcap, dates back to 2005 and includes the founding designers Brynhildur Pálsdóttir, Egill Kalevi Karlsson, Guðfinna Mjöll Magnúsdóttir, Hrafnkell Birgisson, Þuríður …