Ethical production in the fashion industry: Who made your clothes—and how were they treated?

Ethical production in the fashion industry: Who made your clothes—and how were they treated?

Look down. Someone, somewhere, made every single garment you have ever worn. Do you know how they were treated? 

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Interview with Ashley McIntosh from Azura Bay: Chatting about ethical lingerie and how we can make better choices

Interview with Ashley McIntosh from Azura Bay: Chatting about ethical lingerie and how we can make better choices

My next Fashion Week feature is Azura Bay. This Canadian company is an online curated collection of lingerie, pjs, and loungewear from ethical brands, using eco fabrics and production processes. Today I’m interviewing Ashley McIntosh, Azura Bay’s founder. 

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Diversity & inclusivity in the fashion industry: Whose voices are missing?

Diversity & inclusivity in the fashion industry: Whose voices are missing?

If you look at the vast majority of clothing retailer window displays and websites, or even lists of bloggers to follow, you’ll see that the people depicted are predominantly white, able-bodied, thin/standard-size, and cisgender. 

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Interview with Aja Barber: Discussing inclusivity, sustainability, fast fashion, and how to move forward

Interview with Aja Barber: Discussing inclusivity, sustainability, fast fashion, and how to move forward

I’m beyond thrilled to introduce my first interview subject in my “Fashion Week” series, the one and only Aja Barber. If you’re not following her on Instagram, you should be! She’s a wealth of information, a genuinely kind person, and one of the reasons I’m so happy that I decided to join Instagram in the first place. 

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What’s the problem, anyway? Fighting back against Fast Fashion

What’s the problem, anyway? Fighting back against Fast Fashion

There’s no getting around it: our thirst for inexpensive, trendy clothing is killing the planet and its people. It may seem like $10 for a t-shirt is no big deal, but the “fast fashion” model of cheaply made pieces produced in staggering volumes has no place in a sustainable world.

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