Slow Fashion Journal

Opening the Foxes Curiosity Cabinet!

Opening the Foxes Curiosity Cabinet!

The date is 30th October, 2020 and its 21:30pm. The day before Samhain (Hallowe’en) and the rarity of a Full Moon on such a night of spiritual portent and mystical unveiling’s. And tomorrow, is also the night that The Foxes Curiosity Cabinet parts it’s own veils to reveal some of the creativity and clothing collection curation that has been going on behind the scenes here this past year. As we eagerly await our virtual Studio’s doors to open. I’m here in my Studio with the prospect of an all-nighter looming ahead. Less than 24hrs before we reveal our first hand drawn studio clothing designs and our carefully sourced Fairtrade collection. With so much to come over the next few months....and beyond! So much is being stitched and created both here by myself in my UK home studio and by our seamstresses and pattern cutters in our ethical London hive, there is so much to do and so much to come. Excitement and anticipation is building! And I thank everyone who has taken part on this journey so far to get to this point, for all the support, effort and contributions. It is finally happening, after I had to close my studio doors back in March due to losing all I’d built over two years, almost overnight, to Covid-19. To be back trading again felt like an impossibility after being cut short only months into my original launch. But now, no longer able to sell in the physical world, I have found a solace in the virtual online world to create the sustainable slow fashion studio I dreamed of, and the future seems a little brighter. Waves of emotion are taking hold, what a year..!
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