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Posts Tagged ‘Shibori’

American Made Series: Tie-Dyeing With Shabd Simon-Alexander

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We feature Shabd Simon-Alexander’s gorgeous hand-dyed scarves in the July/August issue of Living. Her beautiful creations generated such a buzz around the office that we had to find out more about the artist, her process, and her inspiration. Lucky for us, she has a new book out, Tie-Dye: Dye It, Wear It, Share It, full [...]

To Dye For: Upstate Reinvents Shibori

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Kalen Kaminski and Astrid Chastka are the designers behind Upstate, a line of strikingly sophisticated (and slightly cosmic) hand-dyed dresses, home accessories, scarves, and more. The Brooklynites put their own take on dip-dyeing and Shibori — a Japanese tradition of dyeing cloth using several different methods of binding, folding, or compressing the fabric. We visited their [...]