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The Quality Conundrum

September 4, 2012

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This is part 4 in a blog series exploring our wardrobe and our lifestyle: who makes our clothes, where our clothes come from, and why a struggle for quality over convenience might just change our outlook on life and the world around us. Read part 1, 2, and 3. Here’s a recap: We started by observing disposable […]

My Trash…Africa’s Treasure? Not Likely.

August 31, 2012

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This is part 3 in a blog series exploring our wardrobe and our lifestyle: who makes our clothes, where our clothes come from, and why a struggle for quality over convenience might just change our outlook on life and the world around us. Read part 1 and 2. Photo credit: James Greenfield via Flickr. It’s easy […]

Back to the Future of ‘Fast Fashion’

August 24, 2012

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This is part 2 in a blog series exploring our wardrobe and our lifestyle: who makes our clothes, where our clothes come from, and why a struggle for quality over convenience might just change our outlook on life and the world around us. We took a flashback to the 1960s to get a glimpse of our disposable […]