Unlike last week, this show has lots of links. Explore the options below for helping you build a slow fashion wardrobe.
Of the national brands you might recognize, your best bets might be Brooks Brothers, L.L. Bean, or Duluth Trading. Hit outlets or clearance sales if you can.
For jeans, if you’re looking for well made, genuine denim, I have a couple of suggestions.
For men, Texas Jeans.
For men and Women, Williamsburg Garment Company.
If you’re looking for custom linen items, try Earthen Threads Co.
Etsy sources for fabric:
- Linen Dream Shop – Lithuanian Linen
- ZeleNava– Ukrainian Linen
- Cody’s Kit Fabric – A selection of wools and cottons in hard-to-find weaves
- Sigrid’s Fabrics – Cotton Lawns from the same plant that makes Liberty Lawns
Sources for Indie Patterns
- Dandelion D Designs – If you love the Japanese sewing books, you’ll like these
- Stitch Maiden – Patterns with a distinct Vintage feel
- PatterniN – A Korean shop with some very worthwhile choices
- Atelier Serenia – A Dutch shop with vintage choices
- Tin Can Knits – Classic, seamless sweaters and accessories
- Sister Mountain – nice designs, AND a workshop on designing your own knitwear
- Handmade Life by Olivia – One of my favorite sock pattern designers
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