Designer, activist, and writer Céline Semaan is proactively leading the march against unsustainable practices in not just the fashion industry but the world at large. Having coined the ubiquitous and galvanizing term #fashionactivism, Semaan is bridging the gap between fashion and environmental justice with Slow Factory, the agency she’s founded that produces clothing and accessories stitched with social change--each item is 100% eco-friendly, fair trade, and made to last. I stopped by Semaan’s Brooklyn studio one afternoon to talk the politics of identity, fast versus slow fashion, and the wide-ranging effects of colonialism on the fashion industry.Read More
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As September rolls in, things begin to change. Days get a bit shorter, night a bit brisker, students hit the ground running, and major media publishers gear up for their biggest money maker of the year, the September issue...Read More