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This Should Be Required for Every Aspiring Fashion Designer

This Should Be Required for Every Aspiring Fashion Designer

The trip hadn’t even started, and already it had been thrown off track by a factory wall collapsing. Three fashion design students from Parson’s School of Design were headed to Cambodia to meet the garment workers who make our most affordable clothes. The trip, in partnership with the Levi Strauss Foundation, was planned by Remake,...
  • It's Time to be a Snob About Your Fashion

    It’s Time to be a Snob About Your Fashion

    As the fashion scene has developed, we're seeing the emergence of brands that address literally every issue within fashion with an astounding fastidiousness, and are perfectly fashionable on top of all of that. My bar has been raised.
    Why I Don't Use the Words 'Survivor,' 'Needy,' or 'Poor' in My Marketing

    Why I Don’t Use the Words ‘Survivor,’ ‘Needy,’ or ‘Poor’ in My Marketing

    That feeling is called pity. It creates awareness of a problem – always sad and far away – but it’s not strong enough to make us take action. We convince ourselves that it’s not within our power to help, or our power is too limited to make a difference. This strategy is prolific in ethical...
    My New Obsession: Mettle Recycled and Fair Trade Jewelry and Accessories

    My New Obsession: Mettle Recycled and Fair Trade Jewelry and Accessories

    Last week I fell down a rabbit hole into a world of brass and lucite. The brand is called Mettle, and hails from Down Under with jewelry and accessories possessed of a demonic and refined edge. Bones, knuckles, chains and lucite say, "I may look good, but don't fuck with me."