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The Making of our Summer Capsule Collection

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The Making of our Summer Capsule Collection
Designed in 2020 with support from projects and the luxury of time during the pandemic,our summer capsule is a collaboration over two villages. Working from their traditions, and with our support in training, it is a true village production, for any nationality of customer.

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Wearing a “sinh” or Lao skirt - a brief guide for foreigners

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Wearing a “sinh” or Lao skirt - a brief guide for foreigners
No it is not a confession, a “sinh” is a Lao skirt.  When in Laos, a foreign woman who wears a sinh is showing respect, whether she wears it for ceremony, to work or just around out about. I suggest try it. It gives you kudos, partly because many assume you are working here or even better still, volunteering. 

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