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What's a Revolution anyway?

This week in April its Fashion Revolution week, so I thought it a good time to pop some words down and speak to what we do as part of the slow fashion moment. You may be asking yourself what the hell is a fashion revolution or slow fashion for that matter, and I'm so glad you asked. Its important to not just accept terms and words as they are and to actually know what they mean and why they are important. Fashion revolution has come from extreme tragedy, the Rana plaza collapse brought to light  issues the world was unaware of regarding practices and treatment of big fashion brand employees. Sheading light on the fashion industry at large, the processes...

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Think it, draw it, make it!

Kim Schubel Artist for @Kim Can Drw and Textile designer for @Schudio I have always loved fabrics, i don't know why but there has always been something special about them. I recall as a kid my mum having boxes and shelves full of piles and remnants of textiles. She also loved them, i guess that's where it comes from. I recall early in my upbringing wearing handmade clothing that she made, even winning a local contest (in which I modeled a nautical outfit). Although she hasn't sewn for many years now, she is still a lover of fabrics. That's something I re-learned in 2017 when we spent hours in a fabric store in Vancouver Canada together. We had only a...

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