Featured OMbassador Blog Posts from The OM Collection's first OMbassador Shakti Sunfire. Never miss an update from Shakti and our other OMbassadors, sign up for The OM Collections's Monthly Newsletter. (Editors Note)
I just finished the book, “Sex at Dawn”. Easily, in my opinion, of the most influential and socially-inquisitive anthropological works of our time. It’s a study of the evolution of human sexuality from pre-history to today that states we as a species have un-necessarily and quite falsely placed ourselves in a box of universal monogamy as the key to successful relationship. I know what you’re thinking...another book about polyamory. Another hippie-dippy summer of love symposium of an experiment we all know went array a long time ago. As a fellow cynic I assure you, it’s worth the read...if nothing else then for the jarring question; are we living in a rigid, socially constructed idea of relationship that just may be creating the dis-ease? Are we holding so tightly to our history that we can’t possibly make room for the present? Are we living in fear and shame behind the scenes (monumental divorce rates, adulteries, and broken families) only to plaster a smile on our faces and laugh together during “Desperate Housewives”?
The American spirit was tested again this September 11th. The national news was commemorating the twin towers attack and giving thanks to the heroic fire fighters that risked their lives in 2001. Meanwhile, Colorado citizens were beginning to confront their own impending disaster. The skies opened up and a heavy rain began to fall. Colorado would not see its famous blue skies for over a week.
The rivers and creeks rose quickly, and citizens took to the street in awe of the water's power. Facebook was inundated with images of creeks pummeling over pedestrian bridges and updates of road closures and businesses shutting their doors. At first it seemed like a novelty; college students were tubing down bike paths that were now rivers and people were enjoying an unexpected holiday. As the days of rain mounted and basements began to fill, it became clear how vulnerable modernity is in the face of Mother Nature...
This renewal leads to a few exciting announcements from The OM Collection team. Read more on our upcoming Flood Sale, launch of a new yoga lifestyle clothing product line and our active apparel whole sale line.
The OM Collection’s inspiration comes from Armstrong’s personal adventures where style needed to be “versatile, travel friendly, elegant, and comfortable.” Katie set out to make clothing one can “wear to a board meeting, then to yoga, then dinner and dancing in Las Vegas or at a concert”. Check out her famous backless dress, a layering piece that can be worn all around the world and in many different settings.
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