It’s been nearly a month since I left Cambodia, and I finally feel ready to wrap up the final installment of the Clutch Chronicles, my series on developing a small line of clutches and wallets with a cooperative in Phnom Penh. In part one, I decided to tackle the project after being enamored by Goel’s Read More
If you’ve been following my Clutch Chronicles, you know that I’ve been working on a small line of ethically, sustainably developed accessories with a worker-run sewing cooperative in Cambodia. As of today, the Tout Le Monde Cambodia Collection Clutch is officially real! Using a genius application called Thinglink, I’ve mapped out the story behind my Read More
In my last post, I told you about an exciting project I was tackling in Phnom Penh — a small line of travel accessories, created with naturally dyed handwoven cotton from the Goel project and constructed by Watthan Artisans, a sewing cooperative founded and operated by disabled Cambodians. I picked up a few lessons: being Read More
A little taste of what’s ahead in the new year!
For the past month or so, I’ve been pursuing a little side project here in Cambodia. Really, the project found me. I was at Goel, the amazing natural dye project I’ve written about on this blog, and I was browsing through their collection of naturally grown cotton. I was so enamored with the fabrics and Read More