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Spotlight: StyleLend

Spotlight: StyleLend

For those who may not be familiar with the Woman behind the brand StyleLend, Who is she, who is Lona?   Lona Alia is the Founder & CEO of Style Lend a fashion rental marketplace.  For the past 5 years she has dedicated her time building and prototyping various fashion/tech startups in Silicon Valley. She founded StyleLend.com 3 years ago to help women around the world have access to the world’s most coveted closets and in the process promote sustainable fashion consumption.   Where is she from - If you ask Lona where she is from, she would probably answer "the world!"...


Which Retailers Are Closing Stores in 2017 by WWD

Alexis Stroman

Tags Fashion, Fashion Revolution, Slow Fashion

Which Retailers Are Closing Stores in 2017 by WWD

Which Retailers Are Closing Stores in 2017 From American Apparel to Macy's, retailers of all stripes have been suffering lately and closing stores. By Evan Clark on March 13, 2017   It has not been a good year for retail. Faced with the rise of e-commerce, the habit of Millennials to spend more on experiences and less on stuff and tough competition all around, more retailers are either closing completely or pinning their futures on fewer stores. Here, a reckoning of the retailers that have decided to fold up at least some of their shops this year. The tally so far from Macy’s Inc., Sears Holdings Corp.,...


Dyes (Natural vs Synthetic) by: Botanical Colors

Alexis Stroman

Tags Fashion, Fashion Revolution, sustainable fashion

Dyes (Natural vs Synthetic) by: Botanical Colors

 The way that conventional color is applied to clothes is broken. “Wet processing” as industrial dyeing is called, is one of the top polluters in the world, consuming enormous amounts of energy, water and petrochemical based colorants.  -Botanical Colors     Published articles on Natural vs Synthetic dyes.    NATURAL VS. SYNTHETIC DYES: WHICH IS BETTER? Synthetic vs. Natural Dyes - Did You Know... Natural dyes v synthetic: which is more sustainable? Removal of synthetic dyes from wastewaters: a review Chemical and Synthetic Dyes  


RinconCult: Upcoming for 2016

RinconCult: Upcoming for 2016

RinconCult is proud to present many upcoming changes and progresses to its site and social media for 2016. RinconCult looks to establish itself as more than an online shop. We look to demonstrate a different way of living through a minimalist and eco-aware lifestyle and we encourage you to #JoinTheCult.   Upcoming releases already "in the works" Pop-up Shop Calendar Lifestyle shoot collaborations with amazing photographers and models Interviews w/industry insiders: Activist, Bloggers,Photographers,Models...etc.  How to (D.I.Y) Guides- Upcycling and Recycling Spotlight stories as part of our "Giving Back" motto (Spotlight: Saturday / Sunday) ...And Much More   


Why Second Chances Matter.

Why Second Chances Matter.

FACTS Did you know? North Americans still thrown away more than 68 pounds of clothing and textiles per person per year.  Polysteris made from petrolum in an energy-intensive process that emits volatile organic components (VOCs) and acid gases into the air. Manufacturing Nylonemits nitrous oxide, a greenhouse gas with a carbon footprint 310 times that of carbon dioxide. Cotton:requires one-third of a pound of pesticides to make one t-shirt. In India and China, children labour still exist. Open your heart and open your mind. A change need to be made. Each time you pay for cheap clothes, you are encouraging these types of...

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