I know I’m not alone in my exhaustion of the social media game; the hype, the drama, it’s real. But there's also undeniable magic in tech algorithms. And as a small business occasionally the magic comes in discovering a talent or a partner who not only aligns with your values and vision, but also helps you in ways you didn't know you needed. Which is exactly what happened when we discovered Robyn from ECHO+SCRIBE. It was the summer of 2021 and I was exhausted to put it mildly. My endless to do list and general weight of the world was seriously in my way and suddenly Robyn showed up. She promptly took some of the weight away, sprinkled her words smithing gifts and her energetic light on Cura really in the nick of time. Read More
Did you know the tarot card for Scorpio is the death card? Death is a forward motion, a cleansing. Take this time to look at your shadows. What old beliefs, patterns, relationships, ways of being are no longer serving you? What needs to die in your life? Embracing your shadows, helps to uncover the sparkle of what truly makes you alive and aligned. Read more of Laura Knaub's Moon Notes for the month of November. Read More
It's October & 80 degrees in a hazy fog by wildfire, not the usual Autumn wrapping fog we're accustomed to here in the PNW. And while we're enjoying this mild weather (minus the smoke), it's a bit confusing TBH. Read More
Well, the good news is, Fall is the season for introspection, not just changing colors and cooling weather.
Laura, not only our marketing manager, but our resident kundalini yogi & breathwork expert, shares some Fall mantras and self-care moon notes, warm weather notwithstanding.
"The only way that we're going to end anti-Blackness and trans misogynoir is by allies and accomplices simply showing up and lifting our voices to the front of the line. It seems overly simple, but it's not. That is how we can bring about liberation for all." - Angel Patterson
Model Hanan Hassan @1dsrtflwr
A couple of our very favorite people in the world are dads … and/but Father’s Day can often be a little complicated (right?). It’s that way for our friend and colleague Laura Sullivan Cassidy - who told us that after her father died in 2016, she began using the yearly pre-solstice tradition to get extra curious about the divine masculine.
Artwork by Ojih Odutola.
It’s #NationalBestFriendsDay during Pride Month, so naturally we’re thinking about Gertrude Stein, the queer American ex-pat in 1930s Paris who lived for 40 years with her partner Alice B. Toklas and succession of white constant companion poodles, all of which were named Basket. Read More
Our theme this month is SHINE ON and we intend to support queer voices and Black makers as we put the emphasis on all that is abundant and joyful and on everything that lifts its face toward the sun and chooses that warmth and glow. Read More
Hey, hey it’s World Dance Day—and our month of cleaning, clearing, mending, and paring down is coming to an end. So, just wondering … want to celebrate with us? Discover our current CURA sounds and housewerk artists we've been groovin' to. Read More
Sometimes we feel a bit torn like The Two Fridas and want to take a little break-divorce-from everything money. However, we're encouraging just a bit more brain-power toward your financials today and 3 things to reflect on; money, our sovereignty and values. Read more in CURA Journal.
A recap of 4 exciting stories on sustainability to end 2021 on a good note. From implementing laws to protect garment workers to an endangered pack of grey wolves spotted in Colorado. Read more of Moji Igun's take in CURA Journal. Read More
"I love working in metal and my personal designs are inspired by nature, textures, and simple geometric patterns. The Maasai designers are teaching me about their traditional ornamental beadwork inspired by storytelling for the purpose of beautification. Our designs evolve out of an ongoing dialogue and a melding of our strengths." Read More
A fundraiser and evening of community care to support garment makers in Cambodia & India.
May 14th - 6 - 10PM PST / 8AM - 12PM ICT / 6:30AM - 10:30AM IST
Learn more here.