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Feel the Blur     

  by Louis Postel in Showboats International June 2016                     [dropcap]A[/dropcap]s luxury items become increasingly globalized and mass marketed, Ikat is leading the opposition. On a field of snow and frozen mud, Uzbek horsemen of Central Asia play a form of polo with a goat carcass. Another stands apart, about to release a falcon into the crystal air. But it’s their splendid Ikat clothing that catches our attention. For Ikat’s unique designs, born of a painstaking tie and dye “resist” weaving process, bring us from the tribal to the modern mega-yacht world in a psychic second. Ikat’s blurred geometric patterns are soft, its rhythms a quiet breath in a noisy world. (more…)

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