What is sustainable fashion and can we really participate in fashion trends ethically? These are just some of the conundrums that we tackle in today’s episode. Join Niba as she discusses fashion, thrifting, economics, and sustainability with special guest Emma Wasserman, who is officially our youngest podcast guest to date. At 15 years old, her poise and brilliance will blow you away and leave you feeling incredibly optimistic about our future world in the hands of Gen Z.
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Dress for Success is an organization that helps women excel in their chosen careers and achieve economic independence by providing them with professional attire and an extended network of support.
The Body is Not an Apology // Ashley recaps the FBC chat with author Sonya Renee Taylor on our blog
The Gentrification of Thrifting: Is Thrifting + Reselling Ethical? (Imperfect Idealist)
Rise of Thrifting: Solution to Fast Fashion or Stealing from the Poor? (Berkeley Economic Review)
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This episode was edited and produced by Renee Powers on the ancestral land of the Dakota people.
Original music by @iam.onyxrose