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14 Sustainable and Ethical Fashion Myths That Need to Die

14 Sustainable and Ethical Fashion Myths That Need to Die

  In honor of Fashion Revolution Week, which starts today, I’m going to get you fashion woke. Founded in 2014 to commemorate the April 24th 2013 Rana Plaza garment factory collapse in Bangladesh, which killed over 1,100 garment workers, this week brings attention to fact that conventional fashion forces female garment workers into unsafe, exploitative, and...
  • I'll See You at These NYC Sustainable Events! April 21st Edition

    I’ll See You at These NYC Sustainable Events! April 21st Edition

     Wild Western Bride at the Daisy & Elizabeth Wild West Pop-Up Saturday, April 30 12 – 8 pm and Sunday 12 – 6 pm @ 439 Metropolitan Ave, Brooklyn Brooklyn designers Daisy Hartmann and Elizabeth NeSmith of ethical lingerie label Daisy & Elizabeth have put together the perfect concept shop for festival season, Wild West Brooklyn. Located in the southside...
    I'll See You at These NYC Sustainable Events! April 8th Edition

    I’ll See You at These NYC Sustainable Events! April 8th Edition

    Earth Day at Time Warner Center Thursday, April 14th | 11 to 3 pm @ Time Warner Center, 10 Columbus Circle, Manhattan I’ll be hanging out with Britanny of Sparkle Kitchen at Time Warner Center’s special Earth Day event, along with Eileen Fisher, the NRDC, Whole Foods, H&M, and others, who are all featuring giveaways, prizes,...
    I'll See You at These NYC Sustainable Events! March 25th Edition

    I’ll See You at These NYC Sustainable Events! March 25th Edition

    The Brooklyn Slur — Have & Meyer Tuesday, March 29 | 7 – 9 pm @ Have & Meyer – 103 Havemeyer St (btn Hope & Grand); Williamsburg, Brooklyn It’s the Slow Food NYC monthly Happy Hour! It’s fun, social, and informal. But it’s also your opportunity to talk to the leadership of Slow Food NYC...
    It's Fashion Revolution Day! Here's How to Commemorate

    It’s Fashion Revolution Day! Here’s How to Commemorate

    It’s the second annual Fashion Revolution Day, when we commemorate the 1,133 garment workers who died when the Rana Plaza collapsed in Bangladesh. They were making clothes for us here in the United States, but many brands have yet to come clean about who makes their clothes and in what conditions. So here’s what you...
    Conscious Cocktail Party Chatter: How to Throw a Swap Party and 10 Toxic Things in Your Home

    Conscious Cocktail Party Chatter: How to Throw a Swap Party and 10 Toxic Things in Your Home

    A professor of bioethics at Princeton University isn’t a big fan of the Make-A-Wish Foundation, mainly because it expends a ridiculous amount of money ($7,500 on average) on granting wishes of children. That money could save several lives if deployed elsewhere. He suggests you give more with your head, and less with your heartstrings. Not...