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Blusones diseño high con sentido slow

En el último año, la moda de Nueva York ha dado un giro sustancial. La industria ha comenzado a girar los talones hacia la moda slow. 525 more words

Irene Piedra Batalla

Ethics are nice, but money is nicer

After my recent post about quitting my Amazon Prime and Kindle Unlimited accounts following the news about the company’s employment practices, I got a range of reader responses, from “That’s awesome, I’m going to do it too” to “So what? 2,016 more words

In My Head

Overdressed: Elizabeth Cline Rips the Cheap Fashion Industry Apart at its Poorly Sewn Seams

Here’s an incredible fact–I paid less than $30 per item on average for each piece of clothing in my closet. . . That clothes can be had for so little money is historically unprecedented.

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Book Reviews

Fashionable Quote of the Week by Elizabeth Cline

I think expressing yourself through clothes is about knowing yourself and your own personal style and knowing what kinds of silhouettes, colors, or prints that you like to wear. 86 more words


Moda desechable: el escandaloso costo de la moda barata

En el verano de 2009, me encontré frente al perchero de zapatos de KMart en Astor Palace, Manhattan. El perchero se prolongaba muy por encima de mi cabeza, y los zapatos -mocasines de tela hechos con solamente una suela de hule pegada a un forro de algodón-, colgaban como los frutos de un árbol. 346 more words


On a Mission to Rehome

For years my mantra when cleaning out my closet was “someone else needs this more than I do”. When repeated, it was enough to send the garment into the “donate” pile. 385 more words

Conscious Lifestyle

What Actually Happens to Donated Clothes?

For Adam Baruchowitz, every t-shirt tells a story—whether or not he wants to hear it.

“People want to explain to you every item, like ‘this is the shirt I lost my virginity in,’” said the 41-year-old founder of Wearable Collections, a Brooklyn-based textile recycling company that retrieved more than 2 million pounds of synthetic rompers, snapback hats, and skinny jeans from New York dorm rooms, apartment buildings, and green markets last year. 1,038 more words