For the last few weeks, I’ve been working my way through Siler’s non-fiction 300 page book documenting the story of slavery in San Francisco’s Chinatown and the women who fought it.
Dressember in July has been a fun way to talk about how I wear dresses all December long. It’s also been a lot of fun to wear dresses (and skirts) all month with sandals and cute shoes!
When I see books focused on ethical fashion and practices, I’m drawn to them, naturally of course, but I quickly become bored because I already know what they are telling me. Not the case with Buy the change you want see by Jane M. Morris, founder and CEO of To the Market.
On April 24th, 2013 Rana Plaza collapsed killing over 1,000 and injuring over 2,000. The eight story building housed clothing factories, a bank, apartment homes, and several shops. The lower levels were closed and people were evacuated once cracks were noticed, owners ignored the warning signs to close the building the day before. Factory garment … More Wear it Wednesday | 2019 Fashion Revolution
I believe in a world without slavery. I believe in a world where dignity is not an afterthought and where every individual believes the truth that they are irreplaceable and not disposable. Help me to reach my Dressember campaign goal of $600 to rescue & restore people victimized by Human Trafficking.
Today is World AIDS day. It’s a day to remember that while there is treatment available not everyone with this virus gets the knowledge or care they need. And the stigma surrounds AIDS is still prevelant around the world. In the US, the CDC is working with partners in the U.S. and around the world … More World Aids Day 2018
I admit that Dressember was a thousand times easier when I lived in California, but I also worked from home and honestly no one *actually* noticed I was wearing a dress every day because I left the house like 3 times a week and saw vastly different groups of people each time.
This is a tough subject. But one that has been pulling at my attention for a while no matter how many times, I try to ignore it. So, here we go.
Tolerance– noun; a fair, objective, and permissive attitude toward those whoseopinions, beliefs, practices, racial or ethnic origins, etc., differ fromone’s own; freedom from bigotry. In light of the events happening today, I offer this perspective on tolerance in 2017 and beyond.
We are only 7 days into Dressember but it’s been a hard one, it’s been 50ish degrees as a high since day 1 and SO cold in the mornings and evenings! Remember the goal to Dressember is to raise awareness and show that you can do anything in a dress, like go to work, raise kids, … More Wear it Wednesday | Dressember Update 1