The tenants of fashion are this: produce as much volume as possible to lower costs and increase your profits. Economies of scale in fashion means making 100,000,000 units with maybe a dollar or two in profit per each unit. Margins are tight along the way, so you have to make a lot, to make aContinue reading “The hard truth or the easy answer?”
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Embracing the Fashion Industry’s Transformational Shift.
As we have entered a new year, a new presidency, a new time in our lives, environmental justice has never been more relevant to the conversation. Protecting our Earth and accepting social responsibility does not come at the expense of individuality, modernity, nor style. In fact, with upcycling, those attributes are not only preserved butContinue reading “Embracing the Fashion Industry’s Transformational Shift.”
Reborn’s Top Tips for Sustainable Online Shopping
Right now, many of us are cooped up at home in our favorite pair of sweatpants, and once or twice, you’ve probably caught yourself spiraling down a deep, dark, hole of online shopping—and we get the appeal. You don’t have to leave the couch, you can visit 10 stores in the span of an hour,Continue reading “Reborn’s Top Tips for Sustainable Online Shopping”
How Two Companies Founded by NC State Students are Helping to Reduce Textile Waste
In a world becoming more focused on creating a better tomorrow, there has been a great shift towards creating more sustainable products. Many industries have adapted, but it seems that the fashion industry has yet to fully adopt the trend. Luckily, NC State’s campus is brimming with young entrepreneurs (the university is ranked 10th in the nation forContinue reading “How Two Companies Founded by NC State Students are Helping to Reduce Textile Waste”