Refashion at NYC x Reuse Community Fest

Peace Community, New York City Department of Sanitation's donateNYC Program in collaboration with the NYC Center for Materials Reuse curated their very first NYC x Reuse Community Fest in June at the at the Metropolitan Pavilion. DonateNYC is an essential part of NYC’s zero waste initiative, helping New Yorkers reach the goal of sending zero waste … Continue reading Refashion at NYC x Reuse Community Fest

Studio 189: Homage To Africa

 "We have brought Africa to you and we hope that you come back to Africa with us," was Rosario Dawson's closing remark during Studio 189's Fall presentation for New York Fashion Week 2019.    Peace & Positive Vibes 

After You’ve Tidied Up with Marie Kondo, Where Does It All Go?

CREDIT: KONMARI MEDIA INC. Since the New Year's Day launch, the phrase "tidying up" has taken on a whole new meaning, far removed from a grueling memory of Saturday morning routines with my mom and Kirk Franklin blasting on the stereo. Based on Marie Kondo’s best-selling book, released in 2011, the new hit Netflix series, … Continue reading After You’ve Tidied Up with Marie Kondo, Where Does It All Go?

Environmental Obsession: Textile Waste

“There are nowhere near enough people in America to absorb the mountains of castoffs, even if they were given away.” says Pietra Rivoli, a professor of international business at the McDonough School of Business of Georgetown University.  Annual Textile Waste by decade. She writes that each year Americans purchase approximately 1 billion garments made in China, … Continue reading Environmental Obsession: Textile Waste