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?
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
“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