An update to humanitarian fashion

So I wanted to do a big follow up to my post on thinking about fashion in a humanitarian and responsible way. Julie's post at We So Thrifty put it into a bigger perspective, I highly recommend you read it. She makes a fantastic point that the fashion blogging community is hesitant to speak out … Continue reading An update to humanitarian fashion

Made in the USA and humanitarian fashion : in the wake of the Bangladesh garment factory collapse

I think it would be rather irresponsible of me to not address the disastrous collapse of the garment manufacturing building in Bangladesh, especially now that the death toll has reached over 1000 people at the time I wrote this article (since the numbers have been steadily increasing). Is getting your cheap pair of pants (or whatever) really worth all … Continue reading Made in the USA and humanitarian fashion : in the wake of the Bangladesh garment factory collapse

I thrifted it: Or I didn’t notice something was wrong until I got home

Has this ever happened to you? It's happened to me countless times. And for some reason or another (no returns, too lazy to return, bought it while in another city, etc.), you just can't return it. You're left with a few choices - throw it away, leave it in the back or bottom of a closet … Continue reading I thrifted it: Or I didn’t notice something was wrong until I got home

Second hand shopping in San Francisco – my favorite places to thrift in Haight Ashbury

One of my favorite shopping destinations in San Francisco is well away from the tourist favorite Union Square and it's not new merchandise. Thrift shopping in the laid back Haight Ashbury neighborhood is definitely my favorite place to shop and just stroll around. From what I have read and been told, the thrift and vintage … Continue reading Second hand shopping in San Francisco – my favorite places to thrift in Haight Ashbury