Every Monday at Studio T we showcase fashion and art projects we find inspiring. Have a look at our previous Random Acts of Inspiration here.
“Of Another Fashion” is one of my regular weekly reads these days. Created by Minh-Ha T. Pham, it’s a collection of women of color sporting fashionable outfits, from the 1920s through 1980s. In Pham’s words it is “an alternative archive of the not-quite-hidden but too often ignored fashion histories of U.S. women of color”.
To see more beautiful images click here.
Every Friday we share a weekly behind-the-scenes photo taken in our offices at Tea.This could be anything – great employee outfits, our sources of inspiration, shots from our parties, or photos of us hard at work. For more sneak peeks behind the scenes at Tea click here.
Letty & Isabelle’s outfits looked so cute together we had to share…
Letty’s dress from: Osei-Duro
Isabelle’s dress from: Madewell
Looking at photos of John Paul Gaultier’s 2007 collection renders me speechless, so I’ll let the images speak for themselves! Can you spot the Mexican influence?
discovered via The Terrier and Lobster
Behind the Design Wednesdays: Every week Tea writes about our designers’ inspiration for our current collection of clothing. For more Behind the Designs click here.
We found this amazing Otomi embroidery in Puebla; it inspired our gorgeous embroidered Puebla Jacket. The back of the embroidery is totally gorgeous as well. Check it out!
check out more Otomi embroidery over on our pinterest board
Outfitting Back to School continues! Our Mexico-inspired line of clothing is all about mixing and matching, layering and accessorizing. Amy at Mom Spark shows ways to mix and match some of our boy’s clothing on her blog:
Have you heard of the Disposable Memory Project? A group of people have released 346 disposable cameras in 71 different countries for people to pass along to one another. The hope is that they will eventually be returned home with photos from all over the world. So far 99 have been found! The process of transferring cameras from person to person is really fun, and the project logs every step that they can:
When cameras are returned they usually have a whole range of photos taken by different people, often in different countries. Camera 159 went on a long journey – from Wales to Greenland to Antarctica to Chile, and finally ended up in Ireland before being mailed back to the Disposable Memory Project to be processed:
Camera 308‘s journey was much shorter – it was passed to a man selling juice on a beach in Gambia, and passed around the village before it was returned:
Interested in participating? Learn the steps of starting your own disposable memory camera here. We’re so inspired by this project that we’re considering sending disposable cameras with our designers on their next inspiration trip!