It can be overwhelming for me most mornings when I open Twitter to see what’s going on in the world. Besides having to worry about what kind of society my daughter will end up living in thanks to the rise in misogyny in North America, what really gives me the most anxiety is seeing people willfully ignoring the facts that scientists have brought to light regarding climate change.Continue Reading
Tag: Sustainable Fashion
As a fashion fan, any time I hear CDFA next to the name of an up-and-coming designer, my interest is immediately piqued. Especially when said designer is also attached to the Lexus/CFDA Fashion Initiative, which gives a nine-month mentorship program to five new labels that are working sustainably. One of these brands, St. Roche, caught my eye thanks to it’s luxe knits and cool-girl dresses.
Creating something sustainable (pun intended) in the fashion community can be a bit tricky. But Kelly Drennan, Fashion Takes Action‘s founding executive director, has done just that. Ten years ago, Drennan and her team set out to shine a light on sustainability in fashion and a decade later, they are still at it.
When most people think of sustainable fashion, they think organic cotton tees and bamboo separates. What Jilian Naiberg has brought to the industry is eco-friendly fashion with an edge. The Toronto-based designer recently launched Jonah Jay, a tightly edited selection of faux leather pieces, all under $200.
A long time ago, I had resigned myself to wearing only black, like the fashion editor’s of old. And while all noir everything will always have a place in my heart, I can’t escape the draw of vibrant hues, especially during the summer.