What I’m doing for the next year.

Seamly.co Plans

I took a week off over the holidays, and headed to the Bahamas with my family. I mostly lived in the Basic Maxi (it’ll be back this spring, don’t worry!) and spent zero time working, or thinking about work… All… Continue Reading

FREE SHIPPING Through 12/14

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I work with amazing people on patterning, design consultation, and production. But most of it’s just me… I attach hangtags to the clothes, carefully fold and pack everything (sometimes with the help of my intern, Sophia) and personally take every… Continue Reading

Mistakes + Promises

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On the afternoon of our second vote, I started specs on the new designs. It was obvious that the winning pieces would be the leggings, perfect tee, a “winterized” Jenny dress, the Versalette, and a convertible wrap cardigan. Going against… Continue Reading

Looptworks: Exploring Leather Waste

LOOPTWORKS + the Jenny Dress

Last year, I discovered Looptworks through the eco-fashion grapevine, and immediately fell in love. Looptworks, like Seamly.co, is closing the “loop” when it comes to excess fabrics and re-use. They locate excess materials and create new goods in nearby factories (Indonesia, Malaysia,… Continue Reading

Big Changes and a Little Birthday

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Seamly.co is almost four months old! We’ve launched eight designs, produced hundreds of pieces, and hosted two community votes. But goodness, sometimes progress seems so slow. Especially these past few weeks, as I’ve been working more off-line, figuring out how… Continue Reading

Perfect Doesn’t Exist

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I have qualms with every single fabric out there. None are perfect. I’ve struggled with this so much over the last three years, spending an unusual amount of time thinking about fibers and raw materials and how fabrics affect the… Continue Reading

Meet the 5-ways Maxi!

SHOP-5-WAYS

Here’s how things work at Seamly.co. We design garments. You vote for the ones you like. And then we make them. (Here, in the USA, with deadstock fabric). It’s pretty simple. In July, we hosted our very first vote (ever!)… Continue Reading