The Kids Aren’t Alright

part one: two testimonies, one story Former Facebook data scientist Frances Haugen's background was impressive. After working for big name tech giants Google, Pinterest, and Yelp, it's no surprise in just two years, she found major weaknesses in Facebook’s inner sanctum. Elite favoritism and allegations of inciting riots aside, one shocking realization was workers who [...]

On the Up and Upcycle

Brands Choosing Planet Over Profit According to UpcycleThat.com, upcycling is "the act of taking something no longer in use and giving it a second life in and new function. The United States Economic Commission for Europe found 92 million tons of waste in landfills was produced by fashion industries in 2015. Recently, Burberry also made [...]

Quarantine Couture

Helping Fashion (and The Environment, Too) When mask mandates were ordered last year to combat the virus spread, no one really paid attention to what was going on with the environment. And it wasn’t good. In June 2020, an article in The Guardian raised some concern when it was discovered masks and sanitation products were [...]

TikTok is in Fashion (Literally)

Social media platform TikTok hosted their second Fashion Month in partnership with IMG Fashion, La Fédération de la Haute Couture et de la Mode (FHCM), and the British Fashion Council. Beginning in February, platform added added live stream events including “Diverse Beauty and Cultural Fashion” with @lennybeadhandzz and Coco Rocha, a “Get Ready With Me” [...]

Quibi(tes) the Dust

Streaming service app Quibi announced it's shutdown last Tuesday after just six months of being available for consumer download. The service, led by former Ebay chief Meg Whitman and Jeffrey Katzenberg from Dreamworks Animation was built to succeed. How could it do anything but with an almost $1.7 billion dollar investment from the likes of [...]

(Re)Living Empowerment in 2020

Anti-racism books, love for natural hair and a movement dedicated to empowerment has only grown in popularity among cries of voices fighting to be heard. In a sense, we are reliving something like the late 60s-early 70s culture and these shops are living proof we are living some of the past presently. NXC Vintage An [...]