First, I think we have to know what Fast Fashion is. Fast Fashion is essentially the mall industry of H&M, Forever 21, Zara, TopShop, and any other mass-produced mall brand catered to teens and twenty-somethings. Fast Fashion is also known as the throwaway industry. The cheap industry. The "Ugh, it's already ripped!" industry. It is… Continue reading Explaining the Concept of Slow Fashion
This is my bathroom. As you can see I like to simultaneously be Hoe Slut Princess Bitch creative genius at the same time. I have dried flowers in an empty recycled water bottle to the left. Somehow they worked out to be that way without even my intentional magic. Although when I move them to… Continue reading Decor
I am the la donna da vinci I have always dreamed only now I think I should just shed the surname business and become the fully fledged la donna da Sarah Tran Nhu An Myers I was made to be. I love to strut in my knee high boots and J Brand and blazer I… Continue reading Professional Lyfe
In the sustainable fashion movement, it is incredibly difficult to be 100% efficient at sustainability practices. There is so much that goes into creating a garment and it involves so many individuals on the production line that there is a low number of companies that are holistically coordinated from the harvesting of materials to tossing… Continue reading Examples of Sustainable Fashion Actions
Throughout my five or so years investigating how to live sustainably, comfortably, and aesthetically beautiful, I've received one consistent criticism: money. I spend time with many low income individuals, and usually their first concern when I mention any new idea of personal spending habits is, "Yeah, but that needs money." So to solve this problem,… Continue reading Shopping Sustainably by Class
On Friday I spent the day at Washington University in St. Louis to attend a presentation by my physics mentor on stochastic nonlinear dynamic neural modeling at the WUSTL Clocks Club (headed by a circadian rhythm researcher I believe) on the medical campus. It is also the topic of my project that I am working… Continue reading Ethical Outfit #2
One of my values revolves around sustainability. I think a lot of newer sustainable clothing businesses are very expensive and also, their designs are just not tasteful to me as a whole. I like chic, feminine, sophisticated, and form fitting. (This outfit is not form fitting but I still like it). Many of the sustainable… Continue reading Ethical Fashion Outfit #1
To wear leather secondhand and Fair Trade or not?
Tiers of the resale clothing industry to help purchase what you would buy in malls.
Examples of innovative fashion companies and why the public should be paying attention.