It's a paradoxical time in fashion. New information and old knowledge confound our daily ritual of getting dressed.
It takes time to choose the right outfit for a special occasion. Especially in the growing awareness that our cheap consumption comes at a high cost to people and planet.
The new rules for fashion have yet to pass the test of time, while assumptions and values muddle the message when the medium is clothes.
Buying decisions beyond cheapest price require effort. And creating garments with field to fashion integrity like the Peggy Sue Collection needs more than runway applause to succeed.
Also on today's show - River Blue offers a new platform for fashionheroes.eco, and Fashion Takes Action annouonces a new sustainable fashion award, Design Forward
Like this podcast? rabble is reader/listener supported journalism.
Photo: JP Gaultier Denim Jacket with Poly/Wool pinstripe sleeves. Made in Morocco. Image: Kelly Okamura
Thank you for reading this story…
More people are reading rabble.ca than ever and unlike many news organizations, we have never put up a paywall – at rabble we’ve always believed in making our reporting and analysis free to all, while striving to make it sustainable as well. Media isn’t free to produce. rabble’s total budget is likely less than what big corporate media spend on photocopying (we kid you not!) and we do not have any major foundation, sponsor or angel investor. Our main supporters are people and organizations -- like you. This is why we need your help. You are what keep us sustainable.
rabble.ca has staked its existence on you. We live or die on community support -- your support! We get hundreds of thousands of visitors and we believe in them. We believe in you. We believe people will put in what they can for the greater good. We call that sustainable.
So what is the easy answer for us? Depend on a community of visitors who care passionately about media that amplifies the voices of people struggling for change and justice. It really is that simple. When the people who visit rabble care enough to contribute a bit then it works for everyone.
And so we’re asking you if you could make a donation, right now, to help us carry forward on our mission. Make a donation today.