I recently came across the Voices of Disability series on Refinery29, and encourage you to have a read:
The fashion industry ignores disabled models, modelling agency Zebedee is doing something about it.
How Francesco Clark, the founder of Clark’s Botanicals, used self-care and skincare to build a new life after becoming paralyzed.
Fab Links from Our Members
Nuancedream loves reading about fashion history, but never knew the iconic Playboy bunny costume was designed by pioneering African American designer Zelda Wynn Valdes.
Runcarla loved this video about vintage style, but not vintage values. She thought the contributors were very thoughtful and articulate.
She also enjoyed this article about the future of street style and folks who document it.
Angie was pleased to see that Boden — who gets a chunk of her fashion budget these days — is second on this list of ethical and sustainable brands betting against fast fashion.
Shevia directs us to this NYTimes article about Everlane and the ongoing saga of what makes a brand ethical.
Walmart has announced they’re closing for Thanksgiving this year. Laura (rhubarbgirl) adds: “It will be interesting to see if other retailers follow suit, and whether Black Friday will be a thing this year at all.”
Joyce B wanted to share this article on changes in fashion during the pandemic. She says: “I hope they got it wrong about the jeans, there is nothing better than a pair of nice, comfortable and roomy jeans.”
kkards found this article on Diane von Furstenberg interesting for many reasons. This quote really stuck with her: “Corona hits someone a lot worse if they have a precondition.” She adds: “Apparently the brand has been in trouble for at least 5 years, and the current situation just made it impossible to keep pretending it was going to get better.”