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What is Sustainable Fashion and Why Does it Matter Today?

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What is Sustainable Fashion and Why Does it Matter Today?

What is sustainable fashion and why does it matter today? Sustainability has been defined as "Treating the world as if you wanted to stay." But in today’s fashion world, the business model for the most profitable, billion dollar fast fashion companies in the world is the race to the bottom. To keep labor costs low and the profits high, these corporations build factories in developing countries and force workers to work for 60+ hours a week for as little as $3 a day. Some garment workers (which are 85% women) are also victims of the forced labor and sex traffic...

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Love Lives Here.

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Love Lives Here.

  I have a unique connection to nature. Having grown up on a farm in rural Minnesota, I spent most of my childhood with our animals, in our orchards, gardens, and fields. My best friends were my Golden Retriever Ike, German Shepherd Heidi and my pet crow Tuesday who followed me everywhere. I attended grade school in a 1 room schoolhouse where in most grades I was the only kid in my class. I started sewing clothing when I was 5 on my mom's old treadle machine, and taught myself how to sew with the help of my grandma Ida,...

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Dressember 2018

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I will be wearing dresses for the month of December in order to raise funds and awareness for the issue of human trafficking, a movement known as Dressember. I care deeply about the health and well being of all life on our planet. In my work as an eco clothing designer, my business is focused on creating clothing, accessories, and home decor using organic, sustainable, and upcycled materials with ethical production methods. Both my business and personal choices are reflective of my  lifestyle choices. I buy organic food, grow some of my own as a sustainable urban gardener, and am connected to...

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