Tuesday evening at New York's La Sirena Restaurant, Joshua Cooper and Laurence Chandler of Rochambeau were selected as the U.S.A. Regional Finalists for the 2016/17 International Woolmark Prize for menswear and Gabriela Hearst for womenswear.
While it's all very well to take a cashmere blanket on the plane, a merino sweater for a chilly night, or an angora cardigan for when the air conditioning gets a little too strong on another layover, when it comes to caring for these delicate materials, the picture gets a little fuzzier.
Recently, U.S. president Barack Obama signed a legislation that provides Nepali products duty-free access to the American market. That is a good news for all Nepali businessmen as well as Nepali farmers.
The story of Casa das Penhas Douradas Design Hotel starts in the village of Manteigas, down the mountain hills of Serra da Estrela in Central Portugal. What used to be an abandoned building of the old Imperio Wool Factory, is now known as The Burel Factory.
Some authors are making a killing writing and publishing on their own. Others, like Hugh Howey, are changing the game -- becoming hybrid authors walking the line between indie and mainstream publishing.
We've all heard the horror stories from friends and fellow travelers you meet on the road. Some involve falling asleep and the waking up with missing gear. Others involve being held up at gunpoint. Sometimes it's just a good, old-fashioned pickpocket.
Spring is lambing season, and so we wanted to visit a farm that specializes in raising lambs. SuDan Farm, located in Canby, Oregon, does just that; it raises lambs for meat, breeding stock and for value-added wool products.