Jul 11 2017

King Kong


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Pattern inspiration — King Kong Vlisco production number — 14/0820 Production date —

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Jun 27 2017

MOVIN’UP II session 2016
supports Digital Wax Print in New York


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Con il sostegno del progetto DE.MO./MOVIN’UP II sessione 2016 / With the support of the project DE.MO./MOVIN’UP II session 2016. MOVIN’UP II session 2016 promoted by: Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities and Tourism; General Directorate for Contemporary Art and Architecture and Urban Suburbs; General Directorate for Performing Arts and GAI – Association for the Circuit of the Young Italian

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Jun 15 2017

Selvedge


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Selvedge is used to identify authenticity and fabric origin; being one of the codes ‘…designed to help consumers distinguish between unauthorized counterfeit and authorised “True Original” fabrics.’ Read more about it here. Image

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Jun 03 2017

Six Bougies


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Vlisco production number — H313 Production date — 1940 In May 1940, a Portuguese trader named Nogueira arrived in Helmond in the Netherlands to order a custom-made Wax Block. He conceived an idea for a design with six spark plugs (bougies), indicating that its wearer had a six-cylinder car, a sign of wealth. During the Second World War, Vlisco was unable to carry out production operations, but numerous trial productions with 'Six Bougies' were conducted. After the war, this supply of fabric constituted the first shipment to the fully dried-up Congolese market, and it appears to have been an immediate success. The original featured a woman instead of a man, which allowed the design also to take on a different popular meaning: the woman in the middle is strong enough to take on six

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