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.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4sTxsCPn5Nw&t=5s    Peace & Positive Vibes 

The Basics of Ethical Fashion

There is growing interest in the sustainable fashion space, especially as more and more consumers become conscious of environmental issues. While many different companies share the same overall priorities, it’s important to distinguish between different types of fashion businesses, ranging from those focusing on reoccurring subscriptions to luxury consignments. This article will cover everything you … Continue reading The Basics of Ethical Fashion

Declutter with “Out Of The Closet” Thrift Store

Peace Community, Time for Spring Cleaning. Took roughly 5 hours to clear, evaluate and re-evaulate but after it was all done I contacted a local thrift store gem Out Of Closet.   Out Of Closet is "The Best Kept Secret" in downtown Brooklyn known for their #PinkWall and that 96¢ of every dollar collected by their stores … Continue reading Declutter with “Out Of The Closet” Thrift Store

Upcycle Obsession: Denim DIY

Hey Community, There is a lot you can do with a pre-loved pair of jeans! Denim is such a universal and sturdy fabric that can be used for so many things, that I just can’t understand why anyone would toss. See the video below to one of my favorite ways to refashion jeans.   Materials … Continue reading Upcycle Obsession: Denim DIY

D.I.Y. Obsession: How To Turn A Thrift Store Sweater Into A Two-Piece Set

Peace Community, Today, I’m coming at you with another Do It Yourself post. It’s that time of year where we are revamping and re-evaluating our closets in preparation for the Spring season! Maybe you’ve got a closet full of clothing that doesn’t fit anymore or you have a loved item that you want to wear from … Continue reading D.I.Y. Obsession: How To Turn A Thrift Store Sweater Into A Two-Piece Set

Look At God.

Once upon a time not long ago,  I made a shirt with a quote and got some extra dough. ( I'm sure most of my readers, rapped that line, totally my intention lol) But that's how it happened. While speaking to self recently,  I said "Self, how can you make money while you sleep?" Isn't … Continue reading Look At God.

EMPOWE(RED): Change Agent

Last week, I returned to my love of monochromatic fashion and single-hue style. This bold and powerful fit reminds me of my purposes here- to be a conversation starter, thought provoker and change agent to combat textile waste while transforming and empowering communities with the tools to look at their clothes and their connection to … Continue reading EMPOWE(RED): Change Agent

Thrifted at the 2017 BET Awards

Whether it's for the love of music, fashion or you were watching along with Black Twitter for  the next viral moment, all eyes were tuned into BET yesterday. During this 4 day party, BET celebrated the best in black culture with panel discussions, sponsored activations, free concerts, giveaways and more leading up to our biggest night of the year. … Continue reading Thrifted at the 2017 BET Awards

Mixed Prints & Ice Cream

Sunny Sundays in Brooklyn are for bursts of color, people watching and ice-cream. After an impromptu photoshoot and a few Instagram swipes, my cousin suggested we drive to Ample Hills for a few scoops of heaven. We found a parking spot right in front of this vintage inspired ice cream parlor so I knew that we were … Continue reading Mixed Prints & Ice Cream