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

Inspirational Quotes for Every Closet

Buy less, choose well, make it last. Vivienne Westwood Mending is Minding Local Wisdom Clothes aren't going to change the world, the women (and men) who wear them will. Anne Klein Each person must live their life as a model for others. Rosa Parks Many things are good, many are important, but only a few are essential. D. Todd Christofferson Live simply so others may simply live. Mother Teresa "Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere." Martin Luther King, Jr. There is no beauty in the finest cloth if it makes hunger and unhappiness. Mahatma Ghandi Do you have a favorite clothing quote? We want to hear is, add it in the comments below!

A Meditation on Shopping

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 challenge you as a consumer. By taking the emphasis off of money when you are thinking of buy something it changes the outlook and need you may have as a consumer. Answer the question below and see where your mind takes you. If everything in life were free, what would you want to own? Take money out of the picture. No really, if there were no monetary currency, or currency at all, so that you always had access to what you needed or wan

So, you're thinking about buying something...

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 buttons or features on it… it means buying something that is made to last and is designed to go through a lifetime of use. 2) Will the purchase make your life simpler? This purchase should reduce the time you spend doing things you don’t want to do and give you more time doing what you do want to do. Will this purchase help you towards this goal? 3) Responsibility. Whenever you purchase something you are taking responsibility for t

A Quick Guide to Minimizing Your Wardrobe

A Simple Guide to Minimizing your Wardrobe. You already have the clothes you need for a minimalist wardrobe. Start by getting rid of half of your wardrobe, give it away. ​​You already know of garments you can get rid of without even thinking of reasons why. Start by getting rid of the easy stuff and flush out the bulk. This would include garments you forgot you owned, garments that don't fit and those garments you are just ready to say goodbye to. Then, slowly narrow your wardrobe down one month at a time until the total count of a garment grouping is ten items or less. For example all of your pants, skirts and shorts would all add up to ten items or less in your wardrobe. All every day shir

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

- Mahatma Ghandi