Fashion & Lifestyle

Fashion & Lifestyle

Beautiful handmade craft items envisioned as Dutch still life tableaux

Although businesses are struggling because of Covid restrictions, this season we wanted to make it easier to patronize Baltimore-based artists and shops and to luxuriate in the amazing range of quality that you can support through your purchases.

A photographer asked friends to imagine society deeply changing, at a molecular level, into a fantasy where they are the agents of change

Gatewood's photos function as moments of healing, which build up to create a more conscious future.

A Baltimore-based fashion designer crafts clothing with strength and flexibility 

Her fashion line, Jody Davis Designs, recently celebrated its tenth year, and her garments have been worn by the likes of television journalists Soledad O’Brien and Gayle King.

A Workshop of Our Own is a woodshop specifically for women and gender-nonconforming craftspeople to work and learn new skills

Now in its third year, WOO boasts approximately a hundred active members who use the shop, including three resident woodworkers who rent studio space in the building to run their businesses.

A fall fashion shoot at the Baltimore Jewelry Center

Contemporary art jewelry, designed to be beautiful and comfortable, enhances the wearer's daily experience.

What an interior space tells us about its occupants

"Many designers and architects develop a look or aesthetic that defines their craft but for me, I had been raised to look for the narrative that gave each place its soul and identity."

Merging Traditional Craft with Technology

Couwenberg, a titan of fine-art fiber education, is influenced by growth and evolution, which she excavates in an exploration of her personal history as a Dutch woman living in America.

Jang’s practice embodies the mutable relationship between art and craft

Jang is a conceptual artist, a popular tattoo artist, and a renaissance creative with a grip on what it means to make exciting and thought-provoking contemporary artworks in various forms.

MdHS Curatorial Assistant Emily Bach searches for the stories in textiles

On any given day, curatorial assistant Emily Bach could be restoring a quilt from the collection, writing object condition reports, or conducting research on a new donation.

Supporting our favorite spots and tapping into the feeling of congregating in bars by buying drinks to go

The possibility of escapism through a curated QuaranTiki kit is something that we all could use these days.

Bobbi Rush, Dyyo, Josh Stokes, Amy Reid, Ami Dang

Musicians who already survive precariously have lost gigs due to Covid-19 cancellations and have had to figure out how to hustle through a pandemic

James Williams II, Claudia Jolin, Adam Holofcener, Megan Isennock, and Bonnie Crawford

Family is about love and about seeking comfort across spaces, both physical and virtual

How to safely color hair, cut your bangs, and support local business from home

Embracing COVID-19 hair and supporting local stylists and hair salons as businesses struggle under quarantine in Baltimore

History shows that significant shifts tend to happen in the wake of crisis

Perhaps as consumer spending decreases and as stores close and shipping slows, we are forced to think more about where the stuff we buy actually comes from and the many people involved in getting it to us.

Home fashion is all about comfort and entertainment

An assortment of Baltimore creatives wearing pajamas, evening gowns, vintage, and homemade facemasks

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