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Racism in the Fashion Industry & How to Combat It

Racism in the Fashion Industry and How to Combat It

Sustainability is about more than sustaining the Earth: we must sustain ourselves as well. The fashion industry is starting to implement sustainable fashion practices in order to protect the environment, but it often falls short when it comes to “us,” meaning inclusivity and equality among people.  Minorities often get the […]

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What is Sustainable Fashion and Why Should I Care?

What is Sustainable Fashion and Why Should I Care

Let’s face the facts, we LOVE to buy clothes. In 2018, Americans were averaging sixty-eight new items of clothing per year (Fashionopolis). Between sweater weather and shorts season, our closets tend to fill up. Online shopping has made it easier to find trendy and affordable clothes at the click of […]

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The Truth About Fast Fashion: Cheap for You but Costly to the Planet

The Truth About Fast Fashion Cheap for You but Costly to the Planet

This is a guest post by Akhil Sivanandan, co-founder of research and marketing firm Green Story Inc., and originally appeared on their website greenstory.ca. With popular fast fashion brands such as Forever 21, H&M, and Zara dominating the market, it’s hard not to shop from these brands both in the […]

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An Insider’s Look at the Ethical Fashion Industry

An Insider's Look at the Ethical Fashion Industry

Earlier this month I went to Remode, the largest gathering of ethical fashion change makers in the US, and this was its first year running. The conference, held in Los Angeles on November 13-14th, focuses on disruptive innovation and sustainability in the fashion industry. As the founder of Eco-Stylist, I […]

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