W'menswear Warehose Sale at The Commons

W'menswear Warehose Sale at The Commons

Last Saturday we were thrilled to host our W’menswear Warehouse Sale at The Commons Thonglor as part of the Eco A-wear event. This event was such a cool effort to create wardrobe awareness and give conscious solutions to help fight fashion pollution which is our world 3rd most polluting industry, wi…
Unravelling the Flannel

Unravelling the Flannel

Let’s get one thing straight, flannel and plaid are not the same things. Flannel is a fabric crafted by weaving wool or cotton yarn while Plaid is a pattern of checkered prints. Since 17th century plaid was added to give the flannel a more appealing look, so it's no surprise the word flannel is used…
Lovelace’s Women and The Grueling Tests

Lovelace’s Women and The Grueling Tests

In 1960, Dr. Randy Lovelace invited Jerrie Cobb into his private clinic in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He recruited her as the first participant in his secret and privately funded woman in the Space program. The program aims to examine which gender was more qualified and ideal to fly into space. To pro…
The Kapital 'Himalayan High Ivy' Travel Diary

The Kapital 'Himalayan High Ivy' Travel Diary

Travel diary by Lauren Yates / Kapital Catalogue Shot by Eric Kvatek / Hair and Makeup by Nicola Corl / Casting Eric Kvatek and Lauren Yates / Co-ordination Savitri Rajali / Styling Kiro Hirata and Kapital team.
The Mysterious World's First Mission Patch

The Mysterious World's First Mission Patch

On June 16, 1963, Cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova became the first person who wore the world's first Mission Patch. This record was surprisingly unknown by many; possibly overshadowed by her pioneering achievement of being the first woman in space, or perhaps it was simply hidden from sight. Un...
Women's Pocket

Women's Pocket

Pocket has been around since the 17th century, though it was first adopted by men for safekeeping, it became a prominent part of women's clothing through time and world events. We look at how pockets found its way to women’s everyday wears into the flight suit of women. Before the invention of p...
PENCIL, PEN, MARKER

PENCIL, PEN, MARKER

Pen and Pencil are indisputable examples of a communications technology. Depending on the use, we switch between them to put down ideas and store information. In outer space, astronauts rely on these commodity tools to log and record scientific experiments. Here, we look at the evolution of the writ…
Space Dirty Laundry

Space Dirty Laundry

Have you ever wondered how astronauts do their laundry up in space? Is there a cosmic laundromat that vacuum and wash it? In this post, we explore how much clothes the astronauts need and how they took care of their dirty laundry. Like us here on earth, astronauts work, exercise, and go to sleep....
Queue Our End of Season Sale!

Queue Our End of Season Sale!

Dear friends, I hope you have had a cosmic winter ! Thank you for your support this season. Your investment in our artisan made pieces is a move towards a more sustainable economy. As a small business, we partake very few sales throughout the year, but we do like a banger season finale to cele...
Two Giant Leaps For Womankind

Two Giant Leaps For Womankind

Two female NASA astronauts made space history by completing the first-ever spacewalk by an all-woman team. Though the all-woman spacewalk wasn't something NASA purposefully planned it was bound to happen eventually because of the milestones made by women who paved the way to space. Cosmonaut Sve...
Waterproofing That Takes Gut(s)

Waterproofing That Takes Gut(s)

As human, we are born with a survival instinct, and out in the biting wet and cold weather as we fish and hunt for food we need much more than the basic form of external protection to survive. Here we explore how literal gut and gut feeling leads to the creation of different waterproofing garments..…
Bras And Girdles To Moon Landing

Bras And Girdles To Moon Landing

The untold story of how bra-making seamstress helped put a man on the moon is an underrated one full of passion and dedication. Their precision craftmanship in making the spacesuit keeps the astronauts safe while giving them the mobility to carry out important duties in the extreme environment of sp…