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The Untold Secrets of Batik

Batik has an enigmatic past, the likes of which could knock out the mystery of the Sphinx in the boxing ring of fashion history. Tune into our fashion history podcast to find out how this fascinating fabric came into being.

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Street Style: Basket in Case

Oh, you casually cool Californians and your original choices in carryalls. This one opted for a deep wicker basket for toting purchases, and man, are we geeked we caught her in San Francisco’s busy Mission District. Check out how …

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Style Glossary: The Batik and the Beautiful

This week, we’ll discuss batik! Considered a national art in Indonesia, batik is a wax-resist dying method that involves spreading wax on a fabric and then dip dying it. The results are beautiful – unique, one-of-a-kind patterns are created …

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