Category Archives: Time Capsule

| NOW | For Planned Parenthood

Cover Your Ass Vol. 1 Tracklist:

01 Deerhoof: “Fight the Power” (Public Enemy cover)
02 Hinds: “When It Comes To You” (Dead Ghosts cover)
03 Cut Worms: “Truly Julie’s Blues” (Bob Lind cover)
04 The Lemon Twigs: “White Flag” (Dido cover)
05 Daddy Issues: “Boys of Summer” (Don Henley cover)
06 Speedy Ortiz: “Young Liars” (TV on the Radio cover)
07 Palehound: “Miss Independent” (Kelly Clarkson cover)
08 The Quilz: “Girl U Want” (DEVO cover)
09 Cass McCombs Band: “Yes We Can Can” (Pointer Sisters cover)
10 Porches: “Morpha Too” (Big Star cover)
11 (Sandy) Alex G: “Druglord Landlord” (Cold Foamers cover)
12 TEEN: “Boys Keep Swinging” (David Bowie cover)
13 Luke Temple: “Duchess” (Scott Walker cover)

The profits of the Cover Your Ass series, a compilation album of cover songs, will go directly to help fund Planned Parenthood.

Read more at Rolling Stone. 

| TIME | National Design Award for Fashion Design, 2017

SLOWAND STEADY WINS THE RACE is honored to be the 2017 recipient of the National Design Awards in Fashion Design conceived by Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum to honor lasting achievement in American design. This year also marks the fifteenth year anniversary of the inception of our studio. Over the years we have continued to refine our ten core values, investigating design through utility, integrity, simplicity, reliability, materiality, care, concept, curiosity, quality, and longevity. True design integrity is undeniable in its presence and purpose. It is what makes our foundation. Design has the power to be timely and timeless, unique and universal, ageless and cross-cultural. As a living archive and now best represented as a thesaurus of wearable design, Slow and Steady Wins the Race will continue to focus on the fundamentals of clothing and accessory design while making a commentary on the cultural anthropology of fashion, dress and function. Thank you for joining us on this journey.

About THE NATIONAL DESIGN AWARDS

The Awards are bestowed in recognition of excellence, innovation, and enhancement of the quality of life. First launched at the White House in 2000 as an official project of the White House Millennium Council, the annual Awards program celebrates design as a vital humanistic tool in shaping the world, and seeks to increase national awareness of the impact of design through education initiatives.

About SLOW AND STEADY WINS THE RACE

New York–based designer Mary Ping founded Slow and Steady Wins the Race in 2002, following the launch of her eponymous collection in 2001. The work is a continuous investigation into the elements of what we wear, how we wear it, and why. Each collection contains a commentary on the cultural anthropology of modern fashion, focusing on the fundamental characteristics of design within a wardrobe. Ping was inducted into the CFDA in 2007, and is a winner of the Ecco Domani Award and UPS Future of Fashion. Her work is part of the permanent collections of the Victoria and Albert Museum, The Museum at FIT, the RISD Museum, Deste Foundation, and the Fondation d’entreprise Galeries Lafayette.
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| 1. LONGEVITY | Things in the Slow and Steady Wins the Race Time Capsule for 2016

There is 1 day remaining in 2016 so we thought we would countdown and share with you some of the items and ideas we would put in our time capsule. For us they straddle the very specific space of the timely with the timeless; sometimes sublimely anachronistic, fundamentally classic, and are reflective of a value system we hold true to.

More than sustainability, we in the studio believe tremendously in longevity. Longevity means durability, long-lasting consistency and is inclusive of the previous values in our time capsule for 2016. Now more than ever we must uphold memory as a responsibility and ensure the longevity of our practices and the impact of their outcomes.

 

 

| 2. QUALITY | Things in the Slow and Steady Wins the Race Time Capsule for 2016

There are 2 days remaining in 2016 so we thought we would countdown and share with you some of the items and ideas we would put in our time capsule. For us they straddle the very specific space of the timely with the timeless; sometimes sublimely anachronistic, fundamentally classic, and are reflective of a value system we hold true to.

Quality is not an act, it is a habit.

-Aristotle

 

| 3. RELIABILITY | Things in the Slow and Steady Wins the Race Time Capsule for 2016

There are 3 days remaining in 2016 so we thought we would countdown and share with you some of the items and ideas we would put in our time capsule. For us they straddle the very specific space of the timely with the timeless; sometimes sublimely anachronistic, fundamentally classic, and are reflective of a value system we hold true to.

“When friendships are real, they are not glass threads or frost work, but the solidest things we can know.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Trustability or trustworthiness , synonyms of reliability, and values we imbue when creating in the studio. From the pragmatism of durability to the reassurance of consistency, we and what we make are all here for you.