In this episode of GRL TLK Jasmine, Amariyah, Emma and Jaya discuss what you may not know about “fast fashion.” They talk about the social media models and big corporations who benefit and sweatshop workers and original designers who lose out. The team also discusses how fast fashion affects the environment as well as sustainability. They also talk about how influencers can affect the fashion industry positively and negatively.
"Implementing small changes you will stick to will have a more considerable effect than more enthusiastic changes that you can’t keep up with (or don’t fit with your lifestyle)," writes VOX ATL staff member Sophie James. Read on
Before it became popular, shopping at thrift stores, now called “thrifting,” meant that you were sure to be subject to bullying and judgement often times due to the the stigma that you were wearing someone else's’ throwaways. Read on
A VOX Media Cafe photo essay depicting the essence of the teens' trials, accomplishments and publishing success. Read on
The truth is, thrifting is not just for people who are on a budget: It is a clever, economically viable practice of taking used clothes and making something new out of them. Read on
Growing up middle or lower class, I’m sure there are there are others with numerous stories of the ridicule they received from their peers for wearing secondhand clothes. But alas, feel no shame! Thrift shopping is a great way to take advantage of the resources that are around you. Read on