Category: high end wraps

Chrysalis Shmetterling Review

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LaLu Wovens contacted me to review one of their wraps, and ended up mailing me a mouthful: Chrysalis Shmetterling. That long German word means butterfly, so it’s fair to say that this gorgeous gray wrap is the crown of their Chrysalis…

Vaquero Wovens Gatsby Review

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I love Art Deco – I have an Art Deco dining room, and I used to collect Louis Icart prints. So I was thrilled to see Vaquero Wovens taking inspiration from the movement for its latest wrap design, aptly named…

Zaffre Sand Tourbillon Review

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It’s no secret that Firespiral’s new Alchemy collection is another line to watch. So when they sent me a zaffre sand tourbillon (doesn’t FiSpi have the best names?!), I was excited to give it a test run. Jen and Tamsin sent…

Silver Lining Slings Bricolage Shiro Review

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“Bricolage” means a collection of diverse or different things. So it’s no surprise that Silver Lining Slings’ Bricolage pattern has a number of inspirations, from, as owner Sonia Parella says, everything from “Japanese patterns to Aztec motifs and Kilim rug…

Baby Bird Handwoven Review

Super cute story: so Lisa, the weaver behind Baby Bird Handwoven, had three girls who were mostly outgrowing wrapping. But she got her first handwoven anyway because hey, we’ve all been there. Instead of being carried in it, the girls…

Poe Wovens Norwich Review

Poe Wovens is back with its much-lauded Eaton Hill Collection: handwovens from the eponymous Vermont textile mill, which specializes in the reproduction of colonial-era fabric and dyes.  The wraps, then, build on traditional patterns and colors popular during those eras.…

It’s Unicorn Hair: SilverSpun Paige

The fair-trade centaur collective in the Forbidden Forest finally came through. I got a wrap with actual unicorn hair. That is, if by “fair-trade centaur collective” I mean Silver Lining Slings, and by “Forbidden Forest”, I mean North Carolina (Wake…