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NÄZ: PAVING THE WAY FOR SUSTAINABLE FASHION IN PORTGUAL

Aug 09 2022 - Hillary LeBlanc

– Photographer – Tiago Pinheira – Though many international brands are produced in Portugal, just 5 years ago none were ...

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5 Eco Friendly Athletic Wear Brands Making a Sustainable Impact

Aug 01 2022 - Jodi Goodfellow

Remember when tear away pants were all the rage? It has been amazing to see the evolution of athletic wear, which has come a long way in terms of design ...

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HOW JARAGON’S TROPHY SHOES CONTRIBUTED $10,000 TO HIV/AIDS RESEARCH

Jul 27 2022 - Hillary LeBlanc

Colombian born immigrant to Canada, Juan Sebastian Aragon never thought he would be selling Trophy Shoes. Some of his earliest memories in Canada ...

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ABIOLA AKINSIKU – CHAMPION FOR CHANGE

Jul 19 2022 - Janice Ronan

Precious Threads by Abiola Models | Image Source: Jeff Stiggs – In our ever-changing civilization – the notion that women are the backbone to ...

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HELPING THE BLIND SEE FASHION WITH AILLE DESIGN

Jul 12 2022 - Hillary LeBlanc

Fashion and disability are two worlds that rarely collide. Often people who are visually impaired have a greater challenge to take interest in fashion ...

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MAKING A BLOCKCHAIN FASHION BRAND SUSTAINABLE

Jul 05 2022 - Sage Whitworth

Crypto. Bitcoin. Blockchain. NFT’s. What first comes to mind when you read those words? It would unlikely be fashion however, in this scenario, that ...

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GETTING TO KNOW FASHION ICON GEORGE SULLY

Jun 28 2022 - Janice Ronan

Image Source: Lindsay Duncan Flashback 2020 – at the height of the Black Lives Matter movement, countless fashion and beauty companies (small ...

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KITTY HUISMAN ON NAVIGATING THE MODELLING INDUSTRY WITH A DISABILITY

Jun 21 2022 - Mursal Rahman

Photo Credit: Jim Orgill @jimorgill / Designer: RaccoonGuts The fashion industry is known for its lack of diversity. Even in 2022, there is little ...

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UForChange CELEBRATES SOCIAL CHANGE IN FASHION WITH THE TOP NOTCH CHALLENGE

Jun 14 2022 - Madison Vessie

Pursuing a career in any creative field presents itself with challenges that are not only internal, but external. It can be hard to navigate struggles ...

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SUSTAINABLE LEADERSHIP – A VISION FOR THE FUTURE

Jun 07 2022 - Janice Ronan

Operating with the practise of leaving things behind better than you found them, Cassandra Elizabeth is creating a new definition of sustainable ...

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