Serra da Borborema has a lot to tell about the troopers and cotton

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The trooper activities began in Brazil in the early eighteenth century and lasted until the twentieth century, more precisely until the 60s, when they were gradually replaced by the truck driver. The word “troopers” comes from troop, a reference to the animal guider troops, like cattle,…

Design with color cotton fuses Art and Fashion

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The Second Skin project — natural colored cotton from Paraiba celebrates the production of the cotton grown in the state. In this context, joins Fashion and Art adding technicians in textile screen-printing, pattern makers, seamstresses, designers and visual artists to produce unique pieces with…

Natural Cotton Color in the biggest natural and organic products fair in the USA

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From March 9th to the 13th, Natural Cotton Color – NCC Ecobrands will be showing organic color cotton collections at the 35th Natural Products Expo West in California, the world’s largest trade show for natural and organic products. “In 2015, we had a quick…

David Bowie: a star that influenced Fashion

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The pop culture icon will remain immortal in the music and fashion history because of his unique style. With the androgynous Ziggy Stardust, David Bowie deconstructed genders, challenging behaviors, fashion and lifestyle. Provocative, he wore colorful “female” platform shoes and “male” suits and added stiletto…

The Production Alliance of Color Cotton from Paraiba shares experiences in Brasilia

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Francisca Vieira, from the Natural Cotton Color Group, will be presenting the Production Alliance of the Colour Cotton from Paraíba during the 7th Brazilian Conference of Local Production Alliances whose theme is Social Inclusion—7th CB APL, on December 8th, 9th and 10th, at the…

The history of the color cotton of Paraiba

The history of the color cotton of Paraiba

Before talking about the cotton that is grown in color, it is worth remembering a little history of cotton in Brazil. When Portuguese explorers arrived in the country, there was existed a wild species of cotton here. Yes, cotton was already spun and woven…

Espedito Seleiro: the north-eastern leatherwear style

Espedito Seleiro: o estilo nordestino do couro

Espedito Seleiro confirms: “I like to do things differently; doing the same is very easy. ” The master is the most renowned leather craftsman in Brazil. Born in Nova Olinda, Ceara, son, grandson and great-grandson of saddlers, he is a reference in talent and…

Pope launches alert for Sustainability of the planet

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Pope Francisco launched the first Encyclical addressing the environment. Thus, he points out the urgency in government policies and actions that stop environmental degradation and reinforces that global warming is indeed caused by human action. In “Laudato si – about the care of the…

Tips for a sustainable wedding

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The key to an ecofriendly wedding is to simplify. The idea is to recycle materials, save resources, and work with what you have nearby. The trend is to choose alternative spaces for the wedding: it can be a cultural organization, a museum or an…

Trashion: fashion and art made from waste

Trashion: fashion and art made from waste

Trashion is a word used for art and objects created with reused and recycled elements. The word comes from the junction of “trash” and “fashion” and was coined for the first time in New Zealand in 2004. The concept was first used to describe…