Feature Interviews

Feature Interview: Anna Kate

July 25, 2019

"You do not have to spend a lot of money to shop sustainably! Many brands have items that are priced higher, which is important for many reasons, but that can often stop many people from quitting fast fashion and venturing into a more sustainable lifestyle. But by shopping secondhand and purchasing consciously, you can discover your personal style even if you’re strapped for cash (like me)!"…

Feature Interviews

Feature Interview: Jen

July 19, 2019

I really began seeking more ways to implement a greener wardrobe in my life after learning about the fast fashion crisis in my environmental politics course in undergrad a few years ago. Ever since I identified the damages produced by something that I love(d) so much (shopping), I decided to be the change and to wear the change that I wish to see in the world. …

Feature Interviews

Feature Interview: Arren

July 11, 2019

When you purchase from a fast-fashion company, you are supporting illicit practices in other countries (whether that is forced labor, impractical working conditions, or textile waste) . So just be conscious of the next thing you buy and know that you don’t necessarily have to have it in that second. When you decide to overrule your impulse, you understand that you can take control of your life and…

Closet Update Ethical Fashion Thrifting

How Much Have I Actually Spent on Thrifting?

July 2, 2019

It was difficult to get a direct answer as I perused Google. I found a handful of different figures that give sort of a ballpark idea. According to a recent survey conducted of women's shopping habits, "It appears most women, on average, will spend somewhere between $150 and $400 on clothing on a monthly basis, which equates to approximately $1,800 to $4,800 per year." Credit Donkey states, "The…

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