The Sustainable Digest is where I share my original writing and curated finding in sustainability. It is available in English and in Chinese on WeChat Official Account as 永续文摘. Scan the QR code below to subscribe on WeChat or click the images below to read...

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20 Questions with Ioli Tzouka of Awomen: Ioli Tzouka, born and raised in Greece, is a designer living in New York City. She studied at Parsons School of Fashion where she focused on ethical fashion and traditional weaving. Her project, Awomen, was created in collaboration with Awomen’s weaving workshop in a small community in northern Greece.

20 Questions with John Moore and Bethany Mallet of Outerknown: After a successful start in menswear, Outerknown just launched their women’s line this March. We are so thrilled to share with you our interview with John Moore and Bethany Mallet, co-founder and head designer of Outerknown.

I Repped Remake at esa New York’s Event And This Is What Happened: At esa New York‘s Do + Brew party, I joined a community that is mending our disconnect with our every day clothing. This party was part of donateNYC’s first ReFashion Week initiative. At the event, lively clothing swaps were joined with mending and upcycling stations with resources such as distressing, natural dyes and sewing supplies.

10 Questions with Jacqueline Kroft of Redheart England:  Redheart England is an English knitwear company that’s been around since 1996 to bring fine details and everlasting quality to our closets. Their pieces are uniquely hand knitted and hand loomed by English artisans–a slower process that results in durability. We talked to the brand’s director, Jacqueline Kroft, about the quiet yet coveted company and her natural connection with sustainability.

Remake’s Favorite Sustainable Bloggers: There is more than one way to be sustainable, which means, lucky for us, there are so many different sustainable bloggers to follow for inspiration. From plant-obsessed to model vibes, we’re introducing our favorite sustainable fashion bloggers now.

20 Questions With Carmen Gama of Eileen Fisher Renew: Carmen Gama, a Mexican designer from Eileen Fisher Renew, is leading the sustainability movement through designing scalable solutions for fashion circularity. With Remake in Mexico this month to meet garment makers and artisans, we are very excited to sit down with Carmen to share her fashion journey with you.

This Fashion Company Gives 50% of its Profits Away:  One432 is a bold new fashion brand, the brain child of Parsons Professor Ammar Belal that donates 50% of its profits from selling traditional “jutti” shoes to support education and artisans in Pakistan. 

I sat down with Ammar Belal, the founder of One432 and a passionate social entrepreneur, to talk about his holistic approach to sustainability and the complexity of trying to do good things as a fashion company.

Click Image to Watch Online: Made in Sri Lanka: Humanizing the Fashion Supply Chain

Join a panel conversation on fashion’s potential to be a force of social good, which will include speakers from Levi Strauss & Co., Parsons School of Design, and Remake, a conscious fashion movement dedicated to labor justice in the fashion industry. 

The discussion follows the premiere of Made in Sri Lanka, a short film that tracks several Parsons students as they embark on an investigative journey into global clothing production. They travel to factories abroad, meeting the women who make our clothing and exploring mass production.

 

Is The Battle of Sustainability between Real and Fake Fur Meaningful? This article is not meant to educate anybody on whether real fur or fake fur is more sustainable because I’m actually very tired of these material debates on sustainability that sometimes just don’t have an answer...

 

To All Fashion Lovers: Let’s Get To Work: This article is published on Remake after my trip to Sri Lanka with them to have a glimpse of the global fashion supply chain.

 

The Ziran Way of Fashion: Kelly Wang Shanahan on Sustainable Fashion, Preserving Cultural Heritage and a Meaningful Business...