Scarf Ties

Scarf Ties

Author: phamduc Date: Jul 26, 2017

Scarf Tie Video How to Tie a Head Scarf

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The Art of Ikat

The Art of Ikat

Author: phamduc Date: Jan 16, 2017

Weaving techniques are often characterized by their warp and weft patterns (the way the threads overlap). Some types of weaving involve creatively tying the threads to make patterns and designs right in the textiles. Ikat is a very different kind of techn

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Where Scarves Have Been

Where Scarves Have Been

Author: phamduc Date: Jan 04, 2017

Scarves can be found all around the globe, especially around this time of year. One of the most common uses we see today is worn around the neck to ward off the cold. There are other ways to wear the garment, like over the shoulders, around the head, and

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Connecting with Aztec Culture

Connecting with Aztec Culture

Author: phamduc Date: Dec 20, 2016

Ancient cultures hardly ever disappear entirely. Even if most of a culture becomes nothing more than history and artifacts in a museum, some of it will find its way into our daily lives. Take the Aztec culture: we still find bits and pieces of their tradi

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Kantha Embroidery

Kantha Embroidery

Author: phamduc Date: Dec 20, 2016

Simple fabrics without any special dyeing or printing techniques don’t have to stay plain; they can have embroidery on all or parts of it, enhancing visual appeal. These days, it’s typically a mechanical process. Some embroidery, however, is done by hand,

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Gift Giving

Gift Giving

Author: phamduc Date: Dec 06, 2016

This year, wouldn’t it be nice to receive a gift set of specially selected Asian Eye accessories? Better yet, wouldn’t it be nice to give a gift of Asian Eye accessories? Our fall/winter collection this season is refreshingly versatile. So many scarves, h

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Scarf Techniques: Boho Half-Bow and Hollywood Hills

Scarf Techniques: Boho Half-Bow and Hollywood Hills

Author: phamduc Date: Nov 30, 2016

Scarf tying can be simple, or complex. The knot you pick can change an outfit entirely, and it’s nice to know different methods to get the look you want. The boho half-bow is a retro feeling knot, and works best with a patterned scarf to show off differen

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A Glimpse at Mongolia

A Glimpse at Mongolia

Author: phamduc Date: Nov 22, 2016

Vast skies blanket Inner Mongolia, constantly covering the deserts and hills in a brilliant shade of blue. While the geography of the nation varies from location to location, the weather is pretty much constant: hot days, cool nights. This is especially t

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Different Dyeing

Different Dyeing

Author: phamduc Date: Nov 15, 2016

If everybody wore clothes in the fiber’s natural color, we’d all be living in a world of beige and browns. Of course, neutral and natural colors are great in their own way, but fashion just wouldn’t be the same without any colors! The only thing that woul

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Scarves for Men

Scarves for Men

Author: phamduc Date: Nov 08, 2016

Fall and winter demand more clothing per outfit, making this half of the year perfect for experimenting with layers and accessories. It’s so simple, too, since there are so many scarves to choose from during the colder months; the options are endless! Acc

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A Glimpse at India

A Glimpse at India

Author: phamduc Date: Oct 23, 2016

Gold and natural hues around the buildings, greys and browns on the pavement, dusty blues in the sky; where are the bright colors in India’s cities? They aren’t hard to find—all you have to do is look at what the locals are wearing. Both young and old cit

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Block Printing

Block Printing

Author: phamduc Date: Oct 10, 2016

Stripes, dots, zig zags, florals: all can be printed on a piece of fabric and made into a garment. Printing allows for virtually any image to be recreated on fabric, including patterns and designs, found everywhere in the world of fashion and textiles. Sc

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Fall 2016 Scarf Trends

Fall 2016 Scarf Trends

Author: phamduc Date: Sep 06, 2016

It’s simply not possible to own too many scarves. They’re so versatile, and can be used throughout the year with a number of outfits. This isn’t a new breakthrough, though; scarves and stoles have been used for warmth for many years. Today, they’re used f

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Empowering Women of India

Empowering Women of India

Author: phamduc Date: Aug 22, 2016

It’s no secret that Asian Eye works with highly skilled citizens of India to create a number of our scarves and accessories. We provide employment to many individuals, helping them achieve both financial independence and security to give them a better lif

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Weaving by Hand

Weaving by Hand

Author: phamduc Date: Aug 17, 2016

Is your shirt woven? If it is, it’s among good company! Going as far back as 5000 BC, weaving has been a very common practice. It’s an ancient technique used to create durable textiles from threads that are made from individual fibers, and was used to mak

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The Hope Project India

The Hope Project India

Author: phamduc Date: Aug 09, 2016

Some cities in India look modern, influenced by Western culture and technology. From a glance, the country looks to be advancing pretty quickly. Just beyond the shiny new buildings, though, is another story. The streets are littered with people in need of

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Fiber Blends

Fiber Blends

Author: phamduc Date: Aug 04, 2016

Take a look at the tag of the shirt you’re wearing. Is it one fiber, or a blend of fibers? The use of a single type of fiber in one garment is very common, but not as common as it used to be. While using 100% of any given fiber has its own benefits, many

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Neptul Tie-Dye

Neptul Tie-Dye

Author: phamduc Date: Jul 27, 2016

Tie-dyeing is a commonly used technique in textiles around the world. We’ve all seen it, and some of us have even done it ourselves. It was popularized in the 1960’s in America, and is often now associated with counterculture and all things hippie. This d

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Why Organic Silk?

Why Organic Silk?

Author: phamduc Date: Jul 18, 2016

The first time I laid eyes on our collection of mulberry silk scarves, I fell in love with the design and texture: elegance, artistry, sophistication woven into each piece. One of the oldest garment fibers, silk continues to be a favorite for luxury items

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Connecting Culture

Connecting Culture

Author: phamduc Date: Mar 30, 2016

The prosperity or decline of our neighbors is intimately relevant: in food, pricing, educational values, efficiency of trade, and the global landscape of health. When world productivity rises, average world living standards rise.

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Bandhani

Bandhani

Author: ducpham88 Date: Feb 29, 2016

Bandhani (pronounced bon’ duh nee), one of the world’s oldest textile decoration techniques, is still crafted in remote villages of the Indian states of Rajasthan and Gujarat.Bandhani, whose name is inferred from the Hindi word for tying up, is an aged ma

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