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Ethical and Sustainable Clothing in NYC

Ask yourself…how ethical is my wardrobe?

New terms like sustainable fashion and ethical wear-ability are spreading like wildfire both on the runway and on the streets. From NY to Tokyo young and old are starting to use umbrella terms like ethical fashion and slow fashion. Similar to the slow-movement, slow fashion advocates environmental control, and fair labor practices.

New values placed on upgrading standards of ethical labor, fair trade and the environment are changing both manufacturing practices and design. And that is just the tip of the iceberg. The time has come to research where that new sweater of yours was made, how it was transported to this country as well as how eco-friendly the material is.

It has been a long time coming, but change is in the air.

For generations, pollution, excessive waste and human exploitation have all been an ugly aspect of the fashion world. Growing cotton … Read More