The Good Shepherd

The Good Shepherd knitwear company is the realization of Emily Watt’s research at the Royal College of Art in London. As a graduate student, she examined the future of textiles, a project which set her on a journey into the UK’s long history and future possibilities with wool. Established in 2013, The Good Shepherd creates intricately hand knit functional artisan pieces imbued with a strong sense of British identity, rooted to culture, process and place.

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Etro - Morocco Bohemia

Etro Resort: Moroccan Inspired Bohemia

This resort season, Etro takes us on a journey through the luminous colors and textures of Morocco. Etro’s iconic paisley motif is incorporated into designs emulating intricate Moroccan mosaics and tilework. Colors with a dusty vibrance bring the detailed patterns to life on tees and shirting. Brilliant blue paisley mirrors elegant painted tiles, sand and shell pink intertwine in delicate balance and chartreuse pops through several pieces in the collection.

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Floral Still Life, Jan Davidsz de Heem

Dark Florals & Paisleys

Dark florals are a strong statement in modern fashion, demonstrating a wide-ranging influence similar to the emergence of the Breton stripe nearly a hundred years ago. Wearing floral garments is synonymous with effortless style, from elegant to avant-garde.

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Herringbone & Houndstooth

Herringbone and houndstooth are classic fashion fabrications making their mark in the Fall 2019 collections. In addition to more traditional menswear garments, this season is punctuated by designers using material in novel and unexpected ways.

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Painted Poncho Paracas Necropolis, Intermedio Temprano 2-3 (c. 100 AD – 300 AD)

The Colorful History of Ponchos

The poncho is a ubiquitously simple garment with a colorful history and unlimited potential. Born out of the necessity to keep warm and protect from the weather while maintaining freedom of movement, the poncho is a rectangular cloth with an opening in the center for the head and unsewn sides.

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Alonpi: A Melting Pot of World Cultures

Alonpi, best known for their design and printing skill set, continually surprise us with each season. As the only people in the world with the capability to print on both sides of cashmere, creative forces Piero and Alfredo are in a league of their own.

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Daniela Gregis: Sun Rays on Lavender Fields

Blues, purples and pinks are at the core of this second delivery from Daniela Gregis. The tones reflect the fall sun casting its long rays on the lavender fields of northern Italy. As we enter true fall, herringbone browns and warm neutrals become more prominent in the collection. Enjoy this autumnal burst of color and lightness.

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Agnona and Alonpi Cashmere

Agnona & Alonpi Cashmere: Fall's Finest Fabrics

Founded in 1953 and named after a village at the foot of Monte Rosa, Agnona began their journey as a supplier of the finest fabrics. Agnona wrote a noteworthy chapter in the book of fashion by actively contributing to the prestige of haute couture in its golden age. Styled with the collection are some of our favorites from Alonpi Cashmere, in which hand painting on exceptional weaves takes center stage.

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F CASHMERE: DISTINCTIVE KNITWEAR WITH A RELAXED AESTHETIC

F Cashmere inspires with extraordinary experimental knitwear in versatile combinations. The unique design of the collection is defined by the distinctive choice of colors, the finest wool materials and noteworthy hand-painted color techniques.

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Ümit Ünal: Silhouettes for Everyday

Ümit Ünal designs freely, and while inspired by his past, he creates for the future. Ünal filters his observations of the world through his collections, in a persistent search for sincerity and the ultimate goal of universality.

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By Walid: A Hundred Flowers

By Walid is the creative, upcycle brand of Walid al Damirji… an intellect and free-thinker with the best attitude of anyone on the planet. These jackets were born of a delightful June visit to his studio in London where Walid, John (Walid’s right-hand man) and Shobhan unravelled old textiles onto a large center table and set out to create a mini collection for Santa Fe Dry Goods.

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Black Diamonds: Interstellar Origins

Folklore states that black diamonds came from space on an asteroid millions of years ago. According to research from the Natural Science Foundation, this may be accurate because South America and Africa were once a single landmass. This would support the theory that an asteroid brought black diamonds to earth and is the reason why they are found in such concentrated areas, making them an interstellar rarity.

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I PEZZI DIPINTI: Trunk Show

Cathryn Collins is the designer behind I Pezzi Dipinti, a brand dedicated to creating clothing with help from artisans around the world. Her line of cashmere knitwear and textiles are testaments to the handiwork of individuals from Italy to India.

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Meet the Makers: VOZ

Founded in 2012 by Jasmine Etoile Aarons, VOZ bridges the gap between centuries-old crafting traditions and modern fashion design platforms. VOZ is a B corporation certified ethical fashion company, that strives to protect the livelihoods, well-being, and cultural values of rural indigenous women globally.

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JAN PREISLER painting

SANTA FE OPERA SEASON 2019: JENUFA

All eyes are on Jenůfa as she is the village beauty. Her fiancé sees only a trophy wife. Her rejected suitor sees a chance to avenge the most cutting wrongs in his past. Her righteous stepmother, Kostelnička, sees her own life’s tragedy about to replay for her child.

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Santa Fe Opera Season 2019: The Pearl Fishers

Transported to tropical shores on waves of dreamy melody, this opera is set on the ancient shores of Ceylon where Zurga, the ruler of the pearl fishers, is reunited with his long-lost comrade Nadir. They recount a mutual passion for the heavenly Leïla, who both renounced to save their friendship. Her unexpected return traps them in the snares of love and now they must make a choice.

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Lapis Lazuli: Prized Since Antiquity

Lapis lazuli has a rich and extensive past. Treasured by many civilizations for the last 6,000 years, lapis is valued for its vivid color. The most beautiful lapis is sourced from Badakhshan, a province in present-day Afghanistan. Ancient Egyptian and Mesopotamian civilizations, as well as the Greeks and Romans, also sourced their lapis from this area.

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Mieko Mintz Kantha Stitching

Mieko Mintz: Large Patterns and Sophisticated Prints

Mieko Mintz synthesizes rich textile traditions with modern aesthetics. Her line of one-of-a-kind Kantha jackets has since become her signature, fusing traditional Indian handcraft with sophisticated and contemporary Japanese designs. This delivery showcases subtle larger patterns interwoven with sophisticated smaller prints. Colors are equally unusual and dynamic, proving that Mieko and her cooperative of artisans […]

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Astier de Villatte and John Derian Home Goods

Astier de Villatte and John Derian

John Derian’s passion as a designer was borne out of his love for vintage prints. His obsession began when he was in his 20’s when he stumbled upon boxes of prints at a flea market in Massachusettes. Thanks to their love of found objects, John Derian and Astier de Villatte worked to add John’s iconic collected imagery to their classic tableware.

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Santa Fe Opera Season 2019: La Bohème

Young, poor and consumed with love, six Bohemians lead charming and terrible lives in 19th-century Paris. Living in Latin Quarter garrets, they mingle with famous writers and artists at Café Momus, and find their places in a rapidly changing society. As time flows, these Bohemians learn sometimes it is better to have loved and lost.

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Trippen Michael Oehler and Claudia Hoess

Trippen: A Conversation About Sustainability

Trippen was born during the sustainability movement in the early ’90s, and they have been making strides since, to create transparency in their process. Michael creates sustainable, environmentally conscious and functional improvements, while Claudia creates the design that follows suit. In other words as their mantra states: design follows function.

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The World of Sapphires

Sapphires are known as a stone of wisdom and royalty. They have been prized since 800 B.C., when rulers of Ancient Persia believed the sky was painted blue by their reflection. These blue colored gemstones once signified the height of celestial hope and faith to many religions, in part because it was thought the vibrant blue represented heaven.

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Avant Toi Home Goods Eden's Jungle 2019

Avant Toi Home: Eden's Jungle

Avant Toi launched its first exclusive home goods collection in 2017. Hand painting, an iconic feature of the brand, decorated numerous blankets, covers, pillows and carpets. Beyond that, there were many elements of design that transformed the house into a magical haven.

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The Striking Colors of Avant Toi

Avant Toi is notorious for creating the cutting edge of luxury knitwear. Their avant-garde work has gained popularity due to the innovative production techniques that are unique to their process. Pushing the boundaries of dyeing and fabric manipulation, in every material from the finest cashmere, to silk and linen, it is the juxtaposition of these materials and the manner in which they are dyed that makes Avant Toi so intriguing.

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