In our mass-produced, capitalistic society, hand-crafted products can seem like relics from the past. However, for Loewe, a Spanish luxury fashion company, this appreciation, and respect for the history of hand-crafted, unique clothing defines the brand.

Dating back to 1846, this 174-year-old fashion house has stood the test of time. Loewe was created by a group of unnamed artisans from Madrid until German craftsman Enrique Loewe Roessberg joined these craftsmen to develop the fashion house’s name and brand. 

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Fashion is so often associated with clean lines and simple colors, and in a world of cheaply made outfits with little sustainability and no heart that went into their production, it’s hard to find long-lasting clothing that is also chic. However, Los Angeles-based Illustrator and Fashion Designer Tuesday Bassen takes typical ideas of modern fashion, that of limited sizes and non-sustainable production, Bassen’s background in illustration allows her to not only make unique pins and patches, but her clothing designs are also original.

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Fashion and Italy always go together. It’s the home of some of the hottest fashion and most well-known designers and fashion houses in the world, such as the ever-in-style Gucci and Versace, and home to Milan Fashion Week, one of the biggest fashion shows on the planet. The country is also playing a part in raising some of the newest names in fashion, such as Marco de Vincenzo.

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Fashion and sculpture have always sat at two ends of the visual arts spectrum, both held in high esteem, but typically considered mutually exclusive mediums. Mike Eckhaus and Zoe Latta have recently broken this unspoken rule with their fashion company Eckhaus Latta. Eckhaus Latta is a high-end, recycled clothing brand that was founded by the pair in 2011, first debuting in Spring 2013. 

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