“This issue we embrace the reality of the summer rather than the fantasy. We celebrate blue, the cornflower blue of the sky and the deep indigo ocean. We find out at how people have protected themselves in the latter, Bathing beauties, pg 42, looks at the appeal of rubber bathing caps, and A waterman’s tale, pg 45, tracks the invention of the wetsuit. And we discover the brave souls that launched themselves into the former in our article on hang-gliding, pg 41. Also we celebrate the rich blue of indigo, pg 60, and its paler cousin woad or pastel, pg 66.”

Selvedge. The fabric of your life: textiles in fashion, fine art, interiors, travel and shopping. Issue 41 July/Aug 2011. Encuentra esta revista en la biblioteca

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