Tag: fashion

Erenee: The Intricate Handbag

Erenee: The Intricate Handbag

A lot of skill and patience goes into the crafting of one Northloom bag. The abel, the handwoven textile making up the body of the Erenee bag pictured above, takes a month to weave a 50-yard roll. The enormous time investment is one of the reasons 

The NORTHLOOM Miguee Backpack (Review)

The NORTHLOOM Miguee Backpack (Review)

Ever since I saw my sister carrying a NORTHLOOM backpack in her photo at the Barcelona airport, I’ve been crushing on it and raving about it. The backstory of these backpacks — which I wrote about a month ago in “NORTHLOOM: Carry Your Culture” — 

How does a girl from a tropical island prepare for an 18-day winter trip? By raiding the ukay-ukay, of course.

How does a girl from a tropical island prepare for an 18-day winter trip? By raiding the ukay-ukay, of course.

* Alright, I get that secondhand clothing is not for everyone. Some people cringe at the thought of wearing clothes previously owned by strangers, while others simply think it’s beneath them. (That’s okay; I’m not here to tell you how to live your life.) For