Ever notice that boots look better the dirtier they get? That’s my kinda fashion. Take a closer look: The outfit pictured above will be available Spring 2016, but these boots are available now!
Ninety-five years ago, the 19th Amendment was passed, granting women the right to vote. Every year since 1971, August 26th has been celebrated as Women’s Equality Day. U.S. Representative, Bella Abzug, nicknamed Battling Bella, introduced the following resolution to Congress: Joint Resolution of Congress, 1971 Designating August 26 of each year as Women’s Equality Day: WHEREAS, the women of the United States have been treated as second-class citizens and have not been entitled the full rights and privileges, public or […]
Where you work is important. You need a space to call your own, focus on the task ahead of you, and find inspiration. What does your studio look like? Share it with us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
As the final days of summer are slipping through our fingers, don’t forget to savor the last few moments. It’s time for family and sunshine (and maybe one or two chores). Now get out there and have some fun! These styles will be available Spring 2016.
Marie Curie is one of the most inspiring women in history. Not only was she the first woman to win a Nobel Prize, she was the first person to win two. She lived a passionate life of discovery and hard work, leading the way in the the field of radioactivity, forever leaving a mark on humanity for the better. It’s all about the hard work. That’s how we better ourselves, our skills, and the world. “I was taught that the […]
Painting on a large scale can be intimidating. But if you take small steps, you can achieve a massive mural with ease. I went from a 11″x14″ drawing on a sheet of paper to a 9’x15′ mural. Here’s how. You’ll need: pencils, paint, paint brushes, tape, a projector, a large surface like a wall or a giant roll of paper, and artwork you want to enlarge. (You can easily find a tracer projector at your local craft store or online.) Step […]
We’ve got a great summer cocktail, The Plum, that pairs perfectly with OUR Detroit Vodka. You’ll need: a spoonful of Beau Bien Plum Honey preserves 2 oz Our/Detroit Vodka shake and chill with ice pour in a rocks glass top with a splash of soda water garnish with a Basil leaf Cheers and Enjoy!
d OUR Detroit, an entirely woman run vodka distillery, found its home in an abandoned liquor store. What was once an eye sore in the neighborhood, untrusting with barred windows and forgotten for many years, has been transformed to a transparent business with arms wide open to the community. It’s the new local hangout where you’re a friend as soon as you step through the door. This relationship based mentality goes beyond hanging out at the bar, it transcends to […]
Regina Pruss of Chain Chain Chained in Detroit is guiding us through a Lapiz Copper Pendant Necklace tutorial: What you’ll need: about 3 inches of 16 gauge wire, about 2 inches of 22 gauge wire, 18 inches of chain, stones or crystals of your choice, jump rings, one lobster clasp. Tools: flat nose pliers and cutters, hole punch, ball peen hammer, bench block 1. Start with cutting about 3 inches of wire, in this case I used copper wire. 2. […]
It is a widely shared and fond memory— craft time at camp, sitting crosslegged on the floor in a circle of bunkmates, sifting through bright colors of yarn to make your very first friendship bracelet. How can one help but begin a lifelong fascination with handmade adornment after an experience like that? That’s how it started with Regina Pruss of Chain Chain Chained in Detroit. If she’s not at a thrift store, once again sifting through odds and ends, looking […]