Portfolio Of A Dying Industry

A wonderful gallery of photographs of the American textile industry.

http://www.chrispaynephoto.com/textiles1/

It’s easy to see that, regardless of the obviously proud and dedicated people working in those factories that the industry is slowly dying.  Like so many it’s being strangled by a leadership class taxing everything that moves for money to spend on their own offices and privileges and hand out to the favored people.

H/T Messy Nessy.

Unexpected Beauty Hiding inside America’s Last Fabric Factories

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Ephemeral Fashion

You get a feel for ephemeral and delicate things like clothing are from this interesting archeological expedition by a bunch of Adidas employees to Argentina to track down some of the Shoes Adidas made in the past: