Clothing

  • Who Knew a Clothes Line Could Be So Controversial?

    Michelle Slatalla for the Wall Street Journal writes: But these days, clotheslines lovers are fighting back, Mr. Lake said. At least 19 states (including California, where I live) protect a “right to dry” with laws that prevent municipalities and homeowners’ associations from outlawing laundry lines. It’s sad that clotheslines have become a cause of community…

  • How We Lost Our Ability to Mend

    How We Lost Our Ability to Mend

    In lieu of recent news of Karl Lagerfeld‘s passing, I thought I would pen a post about fashion — instead I thought I would share a post that’s a bit more important. A fascinating dissection on mending wears. Troubling, and equally eye-opening, it’s important to understand where we’ve been and where we’re going with fashion.…