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Nathalie Kelley Commits to Buy #NoNewClothes

Actor Nathalie Kelly holds a piece of paper reading “#NoNewClothes”

Photo from @natkelley on Instagram

It’s undeniable; celebrities and fashion go hand in hand. It's almost impossible to imagine a red carpet without the designer gowns or a fashion magazine without movie stars. This deep symbiotic relationship between influencers and the fashion industry has contributed to the consumeristic patterns that torment our environment and our garment workers. However, actress, Nathalie Kelley, is setting an example for all other influencers by taking the


COVID-19 Devastates Fast Fashion Garment Workers

COVID-19 Devastates Fast Fashion Garment Workers

COVID-19 has impacted all of us, whether that be for better or for worse. Every day, living out the “new normal” can be challenging. However, for many of us, our obstacles pale in comparison to the devastation that fast fashion garment workers are facing today.

Jane Fonda’s Red Coat is the Last Article of Clothing She’s Ever Going to Buy

Jane Fonda Red Coat

Actress and political activist Jane Fonda has been fighting for causes she believes in for decades. Fonda has been a climate activist for a long time, but she recently felt compelled to do more. In her words, “It’s too late for moderation,” and we “need profound, systemic economic and social change.” Inspired by youth activists such as Greta Thunberg, and by Naomi Klein’s book On Fire: The (Burning) Case for a...


Swappers We Love: Jessica Perkins

Swappers We Love: Jessica Perkins

We’re pleased to feature Jessica Perkins as part of our series Swappers We Love! Her blog, English Lass in LA, started as a way for Jessica to make sense of her transition to the states and has blossomed into a go-to online space for sustainable fashion, zero waste, and conscious living guidance. Jessica always had a love for fashion and worked her way through the corporate sector of the industry. Through her various jobs in the UK fashion world, Jessica became privy to the horrors of the industry at large. Jessica committed to making a change is and avid supporter of Swap Society! We’re so pleased to share more of her story below.

When I Woke

When I Woke

It’s morning now and the pungent smell of rotting garbage makes me want to vomit. Where am I? And how did I get here?!? All I know is it smells awful. I’m dirty and surrounded by rubbish. I can see putrid fruit, torn homeless plastic bags and containers, ripped newspapers, broken old furniture and moldy shredded fabrics for miles all around. A nasty half-eaten cheeseburger buzzes with flies nearby. I can’t move—I am so soggy and muddy from the rain the night before. In the distance, I hear a bulldozer moving piles around. And a crew of gulls swirls around and spends the hours picking through for desirable bits.