You've seen them crowding the racks at stores and draping the bodies of some of the most well-dressed ladies around… but, what do you actually call them? You know what you shouldn't call them: the hyper-general African print, the offensive "tribal" print, the catch-all "ethnic" print...not okay.Lumping all similar prints into one group or referring to them by a descriptor rather than their real names is just as silly as calling jeans "blue pants," or a Le Smoking a "black suit." So, we're here to provide a little vocabulary lesson. From ubiquitous Dutch Wax prints to the traditional, striated Ganado print, we've got the real names and stories behind these historic prints. Read on and banish the term "ethnic print" from your lexicon, once and for all.
If you're a fan of Teruyoshi Hayashida's seminal preppy-fashion playbook Take Ivy, or Patricia Mears' Ivy Style, you may have found yourself wondering what the ladies were doing while midcentury men were getting natty in Brooks Brothers tweeds, bucks, and beat-up chinos. Well, the answer to that question has finally read
Now that we've officially flipped our wardrobe switch to spring mode, we're making some necessary updates to our beloved denim stack. So, it's no surprise we want need all the latest offerings from iconic denim brand Levi's®. We're (not-so-secretly) spying its spring offerings and already fantasizing about ways to rock read