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Crowdsourced fashion label ShopRagHouse launches capsule collection

Posted by Melissa Massello November 21, 2013 02:00 PM

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We love a good DIY fashion project, but we're nowhere near trying out for Project Runway. Enter new Boston-based label, ShopRagHouse, where you submit your designs, the community votes, and the winners are produced by pros. Since they just launched their capsule collection yesterday through Kickstarter (along with a brand new website!), we talked to Joana and Bridgette about their inspiration for ShopRagHouse, how it all started, and if anyone can really be a designer:


Shop One Fund products by local makers

Posted by Melissa Massello May 21, 2013 01:30 PM
converse-boston-sneaker-one-fund.jpg With the release of Converse's new Boston All-Star today, we're feeling a renewed sense of shopping to benefit our fair city. Here are some of the local makers donating proceeds from product sales to The One Fund. FULL ENTRY

Maker Moment: An interview with fashion designer Teresa Crowninshield

Posted by Melissa Massello April 18, 2013 12:00 PM
maker-moment-teresa-coats.jpg Teresa Crowninshield's collection of elegant coats and jackets are confections of cashmere and silk, just begging to be touched. A craft born from visiting China's silk markets, Teresa's pieces impress — even in presidential company. Before you try them on at CraftBoston this weekend, read up about Crown Coats: FULL ENTRY

5 minute DIY: Sweater sleeve leg warmers

Posted by Melissa Massello January 29, 2013 12:00 PM

Wondering what to do with that old sweater that's shrunk, pilled, or just doesn't fit anymore? Use it to keep those gams warm during the frosty months: make leg warmers in well under 5 minutes!


About the Authors

Melissa Massello is a newspaper journalist turned startup junkie and lifelong Bostonian who prides herself on her do-it-yourself attitude. From making her prom dress out More »
Tara Bellucci is a Boston-based writer that lives for fonts, food, and flea market finds. Whether decorating jars of her homemade jam for The Boston More »

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