Posts tagged "textiles"

There Is Such A Thing As An Invisibility Cloak (And Carpet, Apparently)

Every day, I mourn the fact that there will never be another Harry Potter book. Yes, every day I cry over a butterbeer while feeling homesick for Hogwarts.

But who would have guessed that muggles could, in fact, bring back some magic from the wizarding world themselves. Apparently, scientists have already designed a type…

By: Leonora Epstein / March 19, 2010

J-Wear Anti-Smell Underpants Keep You Fresh For Days

What if you could go for days at a time without changing your underwear? This sounds like a guy’s dream, but we’d have to admit it’d tickle us, too. (Seriously, is it just us, or do you go through tons of pairs throughout the week?) Now there’s J-Wear, a very limited-edition underwear collection that came…

By: Leonora Epstein / February 18, 2010

Love Nest: Is That Chair Proenza Schouler?

Attention, Proenza fans: Fashion It duo Lazaro Hernandez and Jack McCollough have come out with a textile collection for interiors mega-company Knoll that’s dark and dramatic—and mostly, it seems, inspired by their past collections. Think rich jewel tones, a range of neutrals, classic damask, plus a handful of other patterns and the Proenza favorite color…

By: Nina Carbone / July 22, 2009