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Gen Z Asks: Is Sustainable Fashion Even Possible?

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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The Body is Not an Apology by Sonya Renee Taylor

Educated by Tara Westover

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

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Renee Powers founded Feminist Book Club in 2018 to provide a space for intersectional feminists to learn, grow, and connect. When not reading or running the biz, you can find her drinking coffee and trying unsuccessfully to teach her retired racing greyhound how to fetch. Favorite genres: feminist thrillers, contemporary literary fiction, short stories, and anything that might be described as "irreverent"

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