What is Sustainable Fashion? Everybody is talking about sustainability, and with the curiosity this buzz word peaks, it also has attracted an onslaught of greenwashing in advertising and marketing strategies. Let's be clear, sustainability is not meant to be a trend, it is actually quite the opposite.
“The best part about a MBS piece is that I can wear the exact same thing to a wedding, to work, a backyard bbq, an art opening, the grocery store and so on. I've actually worn my everyday dress to each of these. I basically just switch up my shoes and earrings. Hands down, it's the most versatile piece of clothing I have ever owned. It's amazing!” Adriane R
When we held a panel last year with Benita Singh of Nest, she shared that in China, there is a saying that if you want to know the Pantone color of the year, all you have to do is look at the color of the rivers. This phrase resurfaced in River Blue, where activist Orsola de Castro shares the same sentiment: "there is a joke in China that you can tell the 'it' color of the season by looking at the color of the rivers.
There is something so beautiful about the countdown to the New Year. “Ten, Nine, Eight…”. The shared experience, all of us gazing at the horizon line at the same time, watching the dawn of this new day (year and decade), all holding the concept of a fresh start — together. Considering new intentions: Who will we be this year? What will we accomplish? What do we want to get right? What do we want to leave behind?
A look back at Interwoven Histories: Unraveling the beauty and challenges of a collective Asian-American identity, in celebration of Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month. Organized by Missfits and proudly hosted by Miranda Bennett Studio in May 2019.
* Marina Bhargava – CEO of Greater Austin Asian Chamber of Commerce * Christine Hoang – Writer, Producer, Performer, and Founder of Color Arc Productions * Ayshea Armina – Asian American Community Archivist of Austin History Center