Timeless Pieces to Wear Year-Round

Image: Amanda Vick

Sustainable practices in fashion need not be the sole undertaking of big brands, like Stella McCartney’s use of recycled nylon. Consumers also have a part to play in this since they are the ones supporting these brands. On a more mainstream level, H&M launched its Conscious Denim collection, using 56 percent less water and 58 percent less energy during their production compared to regular varieties of denim. In line with this, instead of buying clothes every season, you can instead stick to a few key and timeless pieces that you can wear throughout the year – removing and adding layers when necessary. Here’s a list of clothing essentials that are flexible enough to be worn year-round.

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SWEET ESCAPE

Sweet Escape was inspired by the concept of finding refuge where the wind cast away the madness and chaos of the world. A place ideal for practicing mindfulness, reflection, and contemplation. Our two muses have found a temporary utopia where they can trade anxiety and stress for peaceful calmness in a harmonious natural surrounding.
The transitional color palette takes cues from natural elements found throughout their natural paradise and nomadic ancestors. Textural and cozy fabrications are layered over natural light-weight textiles as a shield from the sporadic weather conditions often experiences during the fall season.
Sweet Escape provides a platform for emerging designers hailing from different regions of the world. A melting pot of style merged with a unison motive of providing a practical approach to dressing for the modern nomad.

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Day in the Rockaway with Yayoi Kusama’s Narcissus Garden

Day in the Rockaway with Yayoi Kusama’s Narcissus Garden

During one of the hottest day of the season, I made my way to the Rockaway to experience Yayoi Kusama’s Narcissus Garden. Hosted by MoMA PS1. Narcissus Garden is a site-specific installation part of Rockaway! A free art festival presented with the Rockaway Artists Alliance, Jamaica Bay-Rockaway Parks Conservancy, National Park Service, and Bloomberg Philanthropies in the Gateway National Recreation Area at Fort Tilden. Continue Reading…

Hide and Seek by Dream the Combine: An Industrial Playground at MoMA PS1

Even Though I’ve spent most of summer 2018 in temporary disability recovering from my shoulder surgery. Lately, I’ve been keeping myself busy. Catching up on all the fun outdoor activities I wasn’t able to get around to at the beginning of the season.

Hide & Seek by Dream the Combine: An Industrial Playground at MoMA PS1 Due to my slow living recommendation from my surgeon I’ve been living a leisurely and mindful summer. Enjoying moments of solitude outdoor with nature, architecture and site-specific presentations. To commence my summer’s 2018 wanderlust adventures I visited MoMA PS1. New York City’s Museum of Modern Art’s annex in Long Island City, Queens. I was eager to experience Hide and Seek. The 2018 winner of the Museum of Modern Art and MoMA PS1’ annual Young Architects Program. Continue Reading…