Cashmere Archives - Deborah Lindquist

  • Bye Bye Etsy! The Questionable Antics of the Integrity Team

    Beware of creating an Etsy shop. I have had an Etsy shop since about 2006 for my Deborah Lindquist brand, and about 2 years for Green Queen. Most everything I sell on my websites could also be found on Etsy. It seemed an ok place to sell, and for me mostly attracted wedding and special […]

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  • The Sweater Savior Project

    partial coverage

    At the top of the new year, many of us make hard decisions about the clothing in our closets. Purging what doesn’t fit, is damaged, or just plain boring is part of our decision making. The sad part is that sometimes a favorite garment appears to be heading toward the rag bag. Often times the piece in question is a moth-eaten cashmere […]

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  • What is Reincarnated Cashmere?

    It’s sweater time! While you may know I call my eco conscious cashmere sweaters “reincarnated”, you may not know why. There are a few other words to describe them: upcycled, recycled, vintage, green, eco friendly, one of a kind. And all those words apply. But the reincarnated tagline started sometime in 2004, before the popular […]

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  • Pattern Play-A Collaboration

    deborah lindquist

    My world is full of collaborations with talented photographers, models, makeup and hair artists these days. A creative and out-of the-box way to showcase each person’s talent, the outcome is often breathtaking and beyond what I could have planned alone. The shoot created in collaboration with Autumn Stankay of Skysight Photography and her team is […]

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  • Dressing Your Mom in Style for Mother’s Day-Via Huffington Post

    Border applique sweater and Vintage Kimono Skirt

    “Are you wearing that?” My mom asks me. In my fearless quest to create my teenage sense of style, I did sometimes come up with “interesting” ideas. “Oh, do you mean this purple turtleneck bodystocking with a neon lime green micro miniskirt?” (This was before Punk Glam designer Stephen Sprouse made neon a hot trend.) […]

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  • Celebrate Valentine’s Day in Fashion-Via Huffington Post

    Celebrate Valentine’s Day in Fashion-Via Huffington Post Where would we be without Love? A Valentine’s Day celebration can be as simple as a little heart-shaped candy containing the message “Be Mine” or as dramatic as a proposal for marriage. No matter what the day brings, it’s a day to celebrate love, the most powerful force […]

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  • Via Huffington Post: Deborah Lindquist: The Fashion of a Fantastical Future: Steampunk

    At the dawn of this new year, we may feel that we are at a tipping point. The past year is just behind us, and the future is still being designed in our imagination. Maybe we want to re-write history a bit, letting go of some past memories, pull up roots, change our lifestyle. Anything […]

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  • Steampunk: An Eco Conscious Vision of Victorian/Futuristic Alternative History

    At the dawn of the new year, looking both back over the past year and forward to the new year is what many of us do. Our history precedes us and our future is in front of us. How to best create our future may be forefront in our minds. Perhaps we have decided to […]

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  • Into the Wild, A Love Story

    How do 2 people meet and fall in love? I enjoy exploring that question… Is it our similarities that draw us together, animal attraction, luck? “Into the Wild, A Love Story” is a story told in images of a mystical couple who meet by chance in a lush wetlands area where plants and wildlife thrive. […]

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  • Beauty and the Beach

    The Beach. What a perfect location to photograph romantic eco couture wedding dresses. The ocean has such a tranquil but powerful energy, and its truly one of my favorite places to be. The sand, surf, sounds, sun…all of it makes me happy. Part II of our beach shoot with Danielle Burt (Part I was entitled […]

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  • Sweater Girl

    As we look toward fall while experiencing some of the hottest days of summer, the most desirable destination seems to be the beach. I have to say I was very happy in Malibu enjoying ocean breezes during this shoot and so was my little creative team. Thanks to Danielle Burt for being a great pinup […]

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  • A Fun and Flirty Fall–Via Huffington Post

    For those of us who feel that living in our swimsuit at the beach migan to beat the heat (10ht be a good pl0 degree temperatures, anyone?), here are a few ways to make that idea a fashion statement for fall — while using a bit of pin-up sensibility. After all, your legs look great […]

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