The jacket on the left is one of the first HoonArts "Bespoke" products created using the patterns discussed in the video below. The photo on the right is a corner of the large heirloom suzani embroidered tapestry from the Panjakent region of Tajikistan that served as the source for the authentic pattern used in creating the jacket.
The HoonArts Fair Trade team gathered earlier this month for a discussion about the "HoonArts Bespoke" journey. This new program gives clients the unique opportunity to co-create one-of-a-kind custom fashion and home decor products with our master artisans in the Stans of Central Asia.
The HoonArts Bespoke program is designed for women who value uniqueness, and want to feel confident and connected to their own unique sense of beauty, their values and the world. These are women who are tired of having to settle for an unsatisfying "off the shelf" life, and would much prefer to create their own beautiful world from the inside out.
This video, which was originally live-streamed on Zoom and Facebook, focuses on the inspiration for the program and HoonArts' first leg along that journey: the basic patterns designed and sized for American bodies.
Stay tuned for the next leg of the Bespoke Journey, coming soon.
Join the HoonArts team for a quick live romp through the International Nomad Games held in Kyrgyzstan, via the photos provided by the Sharshembieva family of the famous Seven Sisters artisan group. These beautiful photos will give you a beautiful introduction to the intersection of the traditional Kyrgyz nomadic culture and the textile arts that survive and thrive today in Kyrgyzstan.
Join the HoonArts team for another live interview with the leader of a small organization making a big impact in the world and struggling to be heard above the "noise" of the big guys. This is the second installment in our Conscious Collaboration Circle, where we're spotlighting other like-minded businesses and organizations in an effort to celebrate the "little guys," grow our collective audience and networks, and help rebalance the equities in a world dominated by the 1%.
Are you looking for something new and unique to wear as you emerge from the pandemic? Are you tired of the same old "off the shelf" jewelry?
Then this video of our HoonArts Live held on June 11, 2021 is perfect for you. The HoonArts team showcased the unique and often one-of-a-kind jewelry handcrafted by our fair trade artisan partners in Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan. You'll also learn something about the people and stories behind these fabulous gems.