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Indigo: Ancient History and the Future of Fashion - An Interview with Amy Taylor (Part 2)

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Indigo: Ancient History and the Future of Fashion - An Interview with Amy Taylor (Part 2)

"Indigo is the only natural blue dye that exists in our world. Denim is still dyed with synthetic indigo, there's just nothing else like it."

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Indigo: Ancient History and the Future of Fashion - An Interview with Amy Taylor (Part 1)

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Indigo: Ancient History and the Future of Fashion - An Interview with Amy Taylor (Part 1)

"Entire economies were built and destroyed based on natural dyes, wars were fought over natural dyes; learning the hows and whys of these pigments makes me feel connected to history."

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