It’s really easy to love Marimekko, with their outsized textile designs, their legacy of women design entrepreneurs, and their clothes that seem designed to be comfortable and fashionable at the same time. I don’t generally shop at Marimekko, because I know I’ll want goods beyond my price range. But when I was in Minneapolis a few months
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(From Wall Street Journal. Click on image to see whole slide show.)
This past week my colleagues and I were featured in the Wall Street Journal’s Work Wear series. The series, if it’s new to you, uses photographs and brief quotes to document how people at different companies and organizations dress. There’s been plenty said about
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I recently began to make one leg of my daily commute a bike ride. Since I haven’t yet committed to a rack or a basket, I needed to come up with a new way to haul my necessities because my trusty old enormous shoulder bag would no longer work. The ideal bag would be a
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I’ve been marooned in bed for a couple of days, locked in battle with a dogged virus of some sort. And in spite of the fact that much of my energies have been spent sniffling and coughing and complaining, and I’ve not had the concentration to knit, I’ve been productive in other ways.
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