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Sweater Weather: Avant Toi

Tabandeh Sizdahkhani

Tags Avant Toi, F/W 2021, Sweater Weather

Sweater Weather: Avant Toi

ABOUT  AVANT TOI   Avant Toi was founded in 1994 within the Liapull group to satisfy the needs of a demanding and ever-changing market. The creative endeavor of Mirko Ghignone now celebrates 20 years of passion and success. Characterized by a strong relationship between the art world and aesthetic research, Mirko, eclectic artist and paramour of the force of color, established the brand through the application of his creative instinct to the medium of yarns and knits. A pioneer in cashmere evolution, he excels in technical experimentation and above all in the absolute innovation of coloring, revolutionizing the world of...


Brand Spotlight: Seeb + Solace

Tabandeh Sizdahkhani

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Brand Spotlight: Seeb + Solace

Seeb + Solace founder, Hanna, is an Earth scientist! While growing up in a household where her mom kept written beauty techniques and recipes passed down from generations. Hanna and her sister adopted a passion early in life in regards to the ancient beauty secrets of Persia and the entire Silk Road region.    “Seeb” in the Farsi/Persian language means Apple and it is used as one of the 7 S’s in the Persian New Year known as Nowruz with the “Haft-seen” table as a symbol of health and beauty.   “Haft-seen” is an arrangement of seven symbolic items whose...


ALL ABOUT PEARLS

Tabandeh Sizdahkhani

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ALL ABOUT PEARLS

ALL ABOUT THESE WATER GEMS: PEARLS ARE UNIQUELY FORMED WATER GEMS, EACH WITH ITS OWN SHAPE, COLOR AND LUSTER. NO TWO ARE IDENTICAL AND IRREGULARITY IS CONSIDERED AN ASPECT OF THEIR BEAUTY. PEARLS ARE CREATED WHEN MICROSCOPIC FOREIGN OBJECTS BECOME TRAPPED INSIDE LIVING MOLLUSKS, CAUSING THE ORGANISM TO SECRETE LAYERS OF NACRE (NAY-KER) AROUND THE IRRITANT. THE NACRE THEN HARDENS, FORMING A PEARL INSIDE THE SHELL. NATURALLY FORMED, WILD PEARLS ARE EXTRAORDINARILY RARE AND EXPENSIVE. MOST PEARL VARIETIES ARE CULTURED; THEY’RE FARMED IN CONTROLLED ENVIRONMENTS USING ARTIFICIALLY INTRODUCED IRRITANTS TO START THE PEARL-MAKING PROCESS. THEY CAN BE PRODUCED IN EITHER...