Tokyo’s Mid-Century Marvel

Walking into the iconic Hotel Okura is like entering a deliciously preserved 1960s time capsule. The Tokyo landmark is a unique mid-century marvel, designed by luminaries Hideo Kosaka and Yoshiro Taniguchi to combine sleek modernist ideals with traditional Japanese influences. Cranes, origami and hishi diamonds are to be found in artwork and motifs all over the […]

Sewing 101

The first 10 videos of our new Youtube channel Sewing Vintage with Tara Moss are live! Creating these little Sewing 101 vlogs and tutorials has been a labour of love over the past few months – they are shot by my husband Berndt Sellheim and feature family, sewing bee friends and words of wisdom from those who know […]

Fashion Insider Clare Press on our global Wardrobe Crisis

Our society is overloaded with stuff. In this context, the vintage wardrobe makes perfect sense: because it’s re-using a resource that is already in existence, and uses no virgin materials. Clare Press, who urges us ‘not underestimate the power of vintage, thrifted, second-hand and upcyled fashion’, is a fashion insider who has decided to use her […]