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Conscious Chatter

Call us a teensy bit biased, but “Conscious Chatter” is one of the best podcasts ever to grace the virtual airwaves. The brainchild of former Ecouterre writer Kestrel Jenkins, who now challenges people to consider the ethics of their clothing at Awear World, “Conscious Chatter” offers an insider’s look at the global garment supply chain […]

Sustainable Reads

1. Clothing Poverty: The Hidden World of Fast Fashion and Second-hand Clothes Paperback – Mar 15 2015 by Andrew Brooks  “Clothing Poverty takes the reader on a global journey to expose the inequalities and injustices that exist within the second-hand clothing trade and the manufacturing of garments destined for Western markets. Thought-provoking and insightful, Brooks highlights […]

Flat Fashion

6 Ways To Take All The Fun Out Of Fashion This story by Winona Dimeo-Ediger first appeared at ravishly.com, an alternative news+culture women’s website. While flipping through a fashion magazine the other day, I was shocked at the revelation that “beachy hair at the beach” is now considered “predictable” and passe.  Apparently this year you’re […]

Lure Of Luxe

What with all the buzz around fast fashion and the evils of consumerism, becoming sustainable-chic seems to be, according to numerous recent eco-friendly fashion guides, on the top of shoppers’ New Year’s resolutions list. Aiming to raise consumer awareness about environmental concerns linked to the fashion and textile industries, various publications promote the use of […]