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6 Ways to Style a Silk Scarf

6 Ways to Style a Silk Scarf

  We believe style is all about personality, so we’re sharing a few of our favorite ways to use scarfs to empower your personal expression. Enjoy our suggestions below featuring our line of Naturally Dyed Silks Scarfs. Let us know your favorites in the comments!   1.HAT BAND This method is a super quick and cute way to style your scarf to make your outfit more versatile.        2. NECK TIE Simply fold your square scarf in half, corner to corner and roll it up. Then placing the tail end on the back of your neck, tie a...

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Women with Soul: Sophia Rose

Women with Soul: Sophia Rose

To begin our series, we’re talking plant medicine with the lovely Sophia Rose. Sophia defines herself as an herbalist, author, and small business owner. She got her start in herbal medicine after graduating from the North American Institute of Medical Herbalism by selling bottles of Rose Petal Elixir at local markets around the country. Since then, she's moved on to become the founder of La Abeja Herbs which operates here in Austin, Texas. 
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Ikebana DIY

Ikebana DIY

CEO and Creative Director Melissa Hargus shares a beginner friendly and accessible approach to creating an Ikebana Flower Arrangement that's easy to make in quarantine and can even be crafted using flora from around your neighborhood.   What is Ikebana? (pronounced: i·kei·baa·nuh) Ikebana is a centuries old Japanese art of Flower Arranging that focuses on a minimal and seasonal aesthetic. The word Ikebana loosely translates to "making flowers come alive"   Ikebana in Quarantine: We believe that now, more than ever we should use this time to self reflect, connect deeper with the natural world and de-stress. Ikebana allows for all of these...

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Natural Dye DIY: Roses

Natural Dye DIY: Roses

Carol Hargus (Owner and Dye Artist) shares two different Natural Dye techniques using roses that are easy to do at home and totally family friendly.    The Rose has been revered throughout history and embraced by various cultures for it’s multitude of medicinal, spiritual, emotional and culinary attributes. At Soul Studio, roses are often present in our designs, we love recycling these beautiful gifts into wearable art pieces. There are many techniques used to transfer the magical properties of The Rose into textiles. Extraction is one method that can easily be done in a home kitchen with a pot, heat...

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Transeasonal Fashion with Soul Studio

Transeasonal Fashion with Soul Studio

Transitioning your wardrobe between seasons can sometimes feel like an impossible feat. Oftentimes we buy clothing that carries us through a season or two and end up discarding perfectly wearable items because they’re no longer “trendy” or because they aren’t practical pieces for the changing weather. This doesn’t affect just our pockets when we have to splurge for a new (seasonal) wardrobe, but it feeds into the larger issue of sustainability in the fashion industry.  As the perceived shelf life of our clothing decreases, we are producing more waste in shorter periods of time, and consuming excess resources. That’s why...

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