As recently as the 1960s, America made 90 percent of our clothes. These days it is three percent.
last... After the indulgence from two week's ago, no shopping for me this past week.
last... "How To Create Sustainable Fashion From Recycled Clothing" by Carina Legl via Forbes, June 19, 2019, accessed June 21, 2019 "Net-a-Porter Launches New Platform That Will Make Considered Fashion More Accessible" by Jessica Davis via Harpers Bazaar UK, accessed June 21, 2019 "Does ‘Sustainable Fashion’ Really Mean Anything?" by Jacob Gallagher via Wall Street [...]
last... Last week I shopped in preparation for my California vacation. My best friend from graduate school was going to be in Los Angeles for a work conference and had a trip to Napa for Memorial Day planned, so we decided that it was best that he stay on the west coast for the week [...]
last week... Within the first few months of 2019, I found blogger Brittany at A Little Britt of Fun. Lindsay of A Cozy Stylist tweeted about one of Brittany's blog posts about living more sustainable, more specifically about 2019: The Year of Less. I immediately devoured the blog post and followed Brittany across social media. We discussed [...]
Name: Sophia Profession: graduate student, working towards my Master's of Architecture from Pratt Institute Hometown: College Station, Texas Outfit: sweater: H&M // coat: Astr the Label // necklace: Madewell // bag: Madewell // denim: Everlane // boots: Dr. Martens // scarf: COS // earrings: Machete // rings: Bagatiba, vintage, Luiny, Texas A&M University class ring Does [...]
last week... Recently I discovered the Rowing Blazers End-of-the-Day Rugbies. I was immediately impressed with the resourcefulness and ingenuity of the brand. I reached out to the founder, Jack Carlson, to get his insight on sustainability and social responsibility. L - For those who do not know, you have a Ph.D. in Archaeology from Oxford. [...]
last... I resisted shopping for the first time in several weeks. No eBay, no thrift shopping, no consumption. It feels great to feel control of something. In this case, keeping a zero balance on my Discover card.
last... I bought this pair of shoes. They were sub-sixty dollars and I have had my eye on them since... February? I wrote about them back then here. I wore the same style in a different colorway back in the fall of 2016 for engagement photos, during which my husband and I covered about three [...]
last... After last week's eBay indulgence (I ended up purchasing five vintage Lilly Pulitzer dresses, each one fitting perfectly), I had to take pause before I allowed myself to further indulge in last week's Brooks Brothers Private Sale. Despite the fact that I attempted to combat the need to shop like a madwoman by simply writing about what [...]