2019 keeps serving change and I'm just trying to keep up. Look out Frasier Crane because the cats and I are coming! That’s right. In just a few weeks, DECLARATIVE is moving to Seattle!

It’s been mixed-emotion city over here. I'm excited for Seattle’s strong sweater weather, but it's hard to say goodbye to Augusta. I've seen the Garden City bloom before my eyes over the past few years and in that time, it‘s become my home.

However, I’ve always wanted to live in many places before ultimately planting. So after 3 sweet-tea years (btw, how has it been 3 years already??), it's time to continue my journey and explore a new corner of the country. And yes, in keeping with Kristine-tradition, I'm again moving x-country to a place I've never visited before. Gotta keep it Bravo.

With the up-coming move, I'm packing up the studio and Marie Kondo-ing my life. During this transition, you‘ll still be able to order online. Just note that new orders won't be filled until we get the studio set up again in early March.

Between now and then, stay tuned for my Augusta farewell tour (as well as the cats experiencing air travel). I can’t describe how grateful I am for the community I’ve found in this city and how much I’m going to miss it.

x Kristine of DECLARATIVE


Consciously Considered: “MAKE IT LAST” KNITWEAR CARE

Choosing natural fibers over synthetics. Prioritizing quality, slow fashion over quantity, fast fashion. These are great ways to have a more sustainable closet, but I get it. At the end of the day, your budget is your budget. And these factors aside, making our clothes last is a way we can all be more sustainable in 2019. To help keep your knits in tip-top shape and extend their life, here’s an overview of Knitwear Care…

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It's 2019 baby, and I can't think of a better way to kick off the new year than by sharing this next chapter of RESPONSIVE TEXTILES with you: “I would stand and look out over the roofs of Paris and think, 'Do not worry. You have always written before and you will write now. All you have to do is write one true sentence. Write the truest sentence that you know.'" ~Ernest Hemingway

I came across this quote at 1 AM back in April, and the idea of a “one true sentence” immediately resonated. The whole quote resonated…

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