handcrafted in Shanghai, these clothes are changing the history of what’s Made in China During a rare window of free time in between shows at NYFW SS23, Katya suggested we … Read more
A lot of Western media is biased towards west Africa – people talk about Nigeria, Ghana, and South Africa and nobody really talks about the rest of the continent. But we have fashion markets and creative economies in east, north, and central Africa as well, and I do think that it is important to highlight them.
In a true art meets science scenario, designers are teaming up with engineers and biochemists to drive the innovations we’re seeing in the textile game these days. The laboratory is the new atelier, the room where the magic (actually basic chemistry but to a non-science person like me it seems like magic) happens, the place where clothes get made – on every level.
It’s time to stop supporting the colossal beast. Independent bookstore operator Danny Caine wrote How to Resist Amazon and Why in response to the relentless reminders that Amazon was driving … Read more
five takeaways from the New York Times Climate Forward Conversation You may have heard of Love Island, the wildly popular UK reality series where painfully attractive contestants spend the summer … Read more
As the first COVID19 epicentre in the US, a lot of people worried the pandemic’s impacts would have long-lasting effects on New York City’s lifeblood and culture – that the electric energy that makes New York New York would be difficult to reclaim. But as the city has opened up again, we’re relieved to find that the defeatists’ doubts were in vain. What makes New York what it is is the the people doing the things. This year’s MADE NYC is confirmation that the city is as magical as it ever was.
Why Early Majority’s Degrowth Policy will have the fashion sector watching Post (sort of) pandemic, the world just feels different. One of the big changes seems to be our need … Read more
Last week I had the pleasure of attending Fashion Act Now’s virtual conference, “A conversation on Imagining Alternative Futures: can commoning help fashion?” This conversation brought together experts David Bollier, … Read more
“I always try to focus on the systems and not any individuals. I don’t want to blame any individuals. The people I want to blame are the people who have … Read more
What’s Remake? Founded by Ayesha Barenblat, Remake is a nonprofit that initially began with a goal of igniting a conscious consumer movement to turn fashion into a force for good. … Read more
Our weekly recommendations of what to read, watch and listen to now Read: Consumed by Aja Barber A call to action for consumers everywhere, Consumed asks us to look at … Read more
A chat with Orsola de Castro About : sharing clothes, Fashion Revolution & her new book –”Loved Clothes Last” I used to wonder why the UK seemed so far ahead … Read more
We live in a crazy time and it’s easy to freak out and only see the negative or alternatively put on blinders and ignore it all. (note: as I write … Read more
Taara Projects college students being the change they want to see…really! Taara Projects started with the goal of selling sustainable clothing with the artisans who made the clothing in mind. … Read more
When we sat down with Isaias Hernandez of Queer Brown Vegan, the most startlingly impressive piece had to do with education. So many of us go through school, get the … Read more
What Next? It’s time for the Great Unlearning with Rachel Cargle The people of this country are in uprising as the death of George Floyd became the tipping point where … Read more
One x One is a conscious fashion initiative by Swarovski and Slow Factory Foundation support by the United Nations Office for Partnerships. It’s the first of its kind incubator project … Read more