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    THE WINKY&DUTCH #TBT MOMENT IS ABOUT STYLE CIRCA 1994

    It's 1994 and the recycling movement is just now
    gaining momentum in the fashion world.  Meanwhile, somewhere in St. Louis.........

    Recycling with a Sense of Style

    St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO), November 24, 1994

    Becky Homan Post-Dispatch Fashion Editor, St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

     
    Jimthe designer for Winky Dutch, makes vests from vintage college pennants.
    ISAAC MIZRAHI decorates dresses with big sequins cut from aluminum cans.
    Koos van den Akker styles coat from collection of old men's neckties.
    They're recycling, these designers of fashion.
    And New York's Fashion Institute of Technology couldn't be happier.
    The institute Manhattan's, and perhaps the country's, biggest school for training in fashion design and related fields has launched the exhibit: "Hello Again: Recycling for the Real World."
    The exhibit has received good notices, far beyond the boundaries of New York. And it runs through Jan. at the school, Seventh Avenue and 27th Street.
    "It's subject I've been very interested in," says the institute's museum director, Dorothy Twining Globus. "And this is very timely moment to take it on."
    Besides the couture items of reworked clothing, there is furniture, sporting equipment, tools, jewelry, stationery and household goods designed and produced from soda bottles, out-of-date maps, melted engine blocks, glass bottles, rubber tires and old computer circuit boards.
    And all 350 of the items are done with certain sense of style.
    nearby reading room, meanwhile, features more information on the works such as Van den Akker's "coat of memories," made from ties of the father of an institute curator.
    Tips on how to recycle these and other things also are available in the reading room.
    The exhibit is not without its problems, however, says Globus. "Our bale of aluminum cans was stolen by scrap dealer," she says of one piece of outdoor sculpture. It was quickly retrieved bysecurity guards.
    The exhibit itself may not get recycled.  "There are no plans to circulate it," says Globus, although few institutions have expressed some interest. But the intricate installations makemoving it costly.
     
    HILARIOUS AS IT MAY BE
    FOR A SHORT PERIOD OF TIME
    WINKY&DUTCH CREATED VESTS MADE FROM RECYCLED PENNANTS
    NOT COMING SOON TO SHOPWINKY.COM

    WE WILL MAKE THIS AS SIMPLE AS POSSIBLE

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    IT IS WEDNESDAY - DITCH THE CAMEL JOKES - AND THINK TO WEAR PINK - SHOP IT AT SHOPWINKY.COM

    ******if you cannot remember  -  simply watch the video below

    TODAY THE WINKY&DUTCH #TBT IS BROUGHT TO YOU BY: AUTUMN & WINTER 1990

     THE GLAMOUR AND THE FASHION OF #TBT
    Everybody loves the Glamour of Glamour Magazine.  First things first, can you say, "Holy Giant Shoulderpads"?    No question about it, this was one of our first major fashion magazine editorial credits. It was the post earring worn on the models upper ear in the shot.  We especially love how the model is wearing a mash up of everything from Chanel to Jordache Jeans, to LIFE PRESERVER SIZED SHOULDER PADS!!
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    FASHION IS FOR TODAY, BUT AN ICON IS FOREVER
    Winky&Dutch remembers the days of the NYTIMES Sunday Edition -  A full week of reading and exploration.  Here, in an article by Deborah Hofmann, Winky&Dutch is cited for doing their part in, not just holding on to the past but, putting a fresh twist on it, making it relevant. We did this by taking the lenticular, a.k.a. the Winky, a.k.a. the 3-D images we perfected in the 60's, and turned them into anything and everything one could ever want.  Curious as to what a lenticular is?  Stay tuned later today and you will know - you will see -  and could possibly own one. 
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    The Perfect Pairing Video: Winky&Dutch and Cooking With Jin

    Janelle Nicol a.k.a. Chef Jin, of the show Cooking With Jin, released a great video, via her YouTube Channelpublicizing the promotional assistance and jewelry provided for her show by Winky&Dutch, and most importantly Chef Jin promotes our jewelry and ShopWinky.com, our amazing online store. Watch the video, and browse our awesome selection of Classic American Made Accessories worn by Chef Jin, and hopefully, very soon, by you too.

    Right now when you shop at ShopWinky.com you get 25%off your entire purchase at checkout by entering code USAMADE25OFF, and remember at ShopWinky.com we pick up the tab for standard ground shipping. 

    What She Wears: Chef Jin of Cooking With Jin Wearing Winky&Dutch

    Winky&Dutch is proud to provide promotional assistance and jewelry for Chef Jin of Cooking With Jin, now in its third season, airing on the Brooklyn Public Network.  Winky&Dutch exclusively provides a wardrobe of our classic American made jewelry for Chef Jin to wear in the filming of her show. In the second installment of season three , Chef Jin wears pieces from our collection, customized to her personal taste for wearing on the show. Shown below, the Classic Charm Bracelet is available in multiple versions at ShopWinky.com
    Winky&Dutch earrings and tac pins (shown below) worn by Chef Jin are not yet available on ShopWinky.com, as we are still adding finishing touches of the famous Winky&Dutch magic.  Should you have questions about pieces not yet available or would like to purchase them please feel free to email us at socialmedia@shopwinky.com and we will be more than happy to help you.
    Remember to shop at ShopWinky.com now to enjoy 25% off the entire collection by using code USAMADE25OFF at checkout.  As our gift to you, for 2015 we are giving you standard shipping in the U.S. for free.  Enjoy shopping online at ShopWinky.com!