"There is no beauty in the finest cloth if it makes hunger and unhappiness." 

- Mahatma Ghandi 

Welcome to the

Wardrobe...

Where we explore how clothing can be bought, used, and re-used to empower and enable change.

April 27, 2017

People often think I like to shop. People often think I love clothing. I get it, I went to fashion design school, I still stay up to date with fashion week and highly judge and critique each show I see, but, I don't love fashion. What I love is the clothing in my close...

April 26, 2017

I want a red dress.

I want it flimsy and cheap, 

I want it too tight, I want to wear it

until someone tears it off me.

I want it sleeveless and backless,

this dress, so no one has to guess

what's underneath. I want to walk down 

the street past Thrifty's and the hardware stor...

April 20, 2017

Can we talk about jeans for a little bit? 

This past September I bought my first pair of jeans in seven years from Imogene and Willie. I am absolutely thrilled with having jeans with no holes, mends or stains. The first time I zipped them up I yelled "POWER PAWNTZZZ!" a...

March 5, 2017

 If you love to read, like myself, you probably have a few good books you can always turn to when a friend is looking for a recommendation. 


Below I have my current top 5 recommended books for sustainable fashion. The list below starts wit...

February 25, 2017

1) The Power, SNAP!

2) Everyday People, Sly & The Family Stone

3) White Flag, Joseph

4) Change, Christina Aguilera

5) Money, Money, Money, Abba

6) Thrift Shop, Macklemore

7) Better Things, Karine Polwart

8) Daisy, Karine Polwart

9) For What It's Worth, Buffalo Springfield

10) A...

September 12, 2016

             Buy less,

                   

                    choose well,

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September 8, 2016

Consumption is a highly subjective subject and practice. Each person has their own process of coming to the conclusion that they need to purchase something, this entire process is also subject to change over time as needs and values change. This exercise is to challeng...

September 6, 2016

SO YOU’RE THINKING ABOUT BUYING SOMETHING…

What to look for and consider after you have decided to buy:

1) Quality over quantity. This is a simple one, if you need to purchase something don’t be afraid to upgrade in terms of quality. No, quality does not mean more button...

September 6, 2016

A Simple Guide to Minimizing your Wardrobe.

  1. You already have the clothes you need for a minimalist wardrobe.

    1. Start by getting rid of half of your wardrobe, give it away.

      1. ​You already know of garments you can get rid of without even thinking of re...

October 26, 2015

Wow, what a month! I started out the month with the delivery of the loom, by the 17th I had a team putting together designs for the warping mill, and now I have just finished the first project on the Hattersley loom!

One thing I have loved about this project being crowd...

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