This Is Sustainable Fashion_Show Notes
Sarah Nsikak, Stone and Harper
Recommended Further Reading:
Girl Boss, Sophia Amaruso
The True Cost, documentary on Netflix
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Show Overview by the Minute
Minute 00:00: Opening with Erin & Allyson
Minute 9:00: Introduction to Sarah and her work
Minute 12:00: Background on Sarah’s work in NYC
Minute 17:00: Background on Sarah’s fashion line Stone + Harper
Minute 19:00: Purpose and foundation of Stone + Harper
Minute 22:30: Explains the negative effects of the fashion industry on the environment and the workers: waste at the factory, cheap labor, cheap quality material, non-organic materials contaminated with toxic pesticides, the oversupply of clothing made for cheap brands, and the consumer willingness to dispose of clothing easily after purchase.
Minute 24:00: Sarah’s experience with Apiece Apart.
Minute 27:00: Is slow fashion catching on?
Minute 30:00: What makes the fashion industry so wasteful or harmful to the environment?
Minute 34:30: How to follow Stone + Harper.
Minute 38:00: Book/film recommendation
Minute 40:00: Habit change - reusable grocery bags.