PAKT Pick: The Elder Statesman’s Super Soft Blankets

Hand loomed in the USA, California lifestyle brand The Elder Statesman brings a hand crafted touch to their Super Soft blankets. Each one is a riot of colour, with bold, multi coloured stripes incorporated into the weave. So if their sweaters are anything to go by, wrapping yourself in a never ending  cloud of cashmere brings new meaning to luxurious living. 

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Wardrobe Insider: Tanja Wessels

Writer, activist and artist, Tanja Wessels specialises in Eco-Anxiety, a chronic concern over environmental issues, giving public talks on the topic and creating artworks highlighting a disquiet that is gaining public attention.

In 2017, alarmed by fashion’s environmental impact, Tanja challenged herself to stop buying new clothing for one year. Two and a half years on, it is now a way of life.

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Wardrobe Insider: Barbara Yu Larsson

Barbara Yu Larsson, the Co-Founder of PAKT shares her style secrets, where she loves to shop and what you’ll never find in her wardrobe.

 1) Describe your style in three words

Classic, elegant and modern.

2) What’s the most precious item in your wardrobe and why?

My Lecoanet Hemant silk, kimono dress because so many special memories are wrapped up in it. It reminds me of trips to Paris and staying in the Coco Chanel suite at the Ritz.

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PAKT Pick: “More than Enough” by Elaine Welteroth

More Than Enough: Claiming Space For Who You Are (No Matter What They Say) by Elaine Welteroth. The former Editor-in-Chief of Teen Vogue and current Project Runway judge delivers a powerful memoir of her life and career so far. With a forward by the brilliant Ava Du Vernay and fellow trailblazers Malala Yousfazai and Yara Shahidi as fans, Elaine’s book makes for inspiring, summer reading.

PAKT Summer Fabric Guide – How to Care For Your Silk

Silk has always been a classic go-to fabric of choice for fashion brands and designers around the world. Few other fabrics can compare to its elegant beauty and sensuous feel.  This is a fabric that evokes glamour and splendour — which explains why it is so often used for formal gowns and luxury items. While once a rarity, today silk can be found in many of our wardrobes — it’s comfortable, luxurious, and light.

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