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Sit On Knits! Custom Upholstered Sweater Chairs By Melanie Porter.

September 30, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Traditional and modern chairs take on a new dimension when upholstered in the hand-knit textiles of Melanie Porter. From tub chairs to wing chairs, Chippendales to Egg chairs, Melanie painstakingly strips them of their original upholstery and then covers each chair in her hand knit panels of cable knits, patchwork, cross-stitch, and crochet. Details like [...]

Mr. Porter, the Male Counterpart of Net-A-Porter to be Launched

June 20, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Net-A-Porter is a 10 year old women’s luxury site. This online retailer was bought over by the Swiss luxury retailer Richemont for $ 533 million about two months ago. The new owners who have acquired full control of the company propose to launch a male counterpart to the women’s site. The proposed name of the [...]