Microfibers and the dark sides of the clothes we wear
News from Observer:
Clothes are our chosen skin,” says Orsola De Castro, founder of From Somewhere, a fashion brand that makes clothes out of recycled luxury materials and co-founder of Fashion Revolution, a movement to ensure the fashion industry values people, the environment, and creativity in equal measure with profits. “We communicate who we are, to a certain extent, through clothing. It is fundamentally a part of what we wish to communicate about ourselves to the World.”
Part of that communication is predicated on where our clothes come from, how they are made, and the global implications of these processes. These characteristics are seldom communicated by clothing brands and rarely considered by consumers because they represent the dark side of the clothes we wear.
On April 24, 2013, an eight-story sweatshop factory outside of Dhaka, Bangladesh
Young Braddock designer’s clothes featured on BET
News from New Pittsburgh Courier:
With the majority of television and print media circulating around the negative things happening in our community, locally and nationally, it is crucial that we start to invest more time into our youth whom are dedicated to creating a positive layer and are committed to making a positive impact on the youth.
Michael Daye, a college sophomore studying Business Management at California University of Pennsylvania, has established a clothing line that is grabbing the attention of Hollywood celebrities, actors and music artists. Daye was born and raised in Braddock, and received his High School Diploma from Woodland Hills. He will graduate from college in 2018.
“Growing up I always loved art and creating my own original things that no one else had and when I would go shopping, I would have a hard time finding clothes I liked so I decided to make my own. And “Most Trill Designs” was established in 2014,“ said Daye, owner/creator.
Daye’s designs first started in 2012 as a hobby in his spare time, that later spiraled into a business.
“I am studying Business Management to help me further my knowledge of the business world and to one day make me the world’s next big entrepre…………… continues on New Pittsburgh Courier