Ethical Fashion Blog


You might have noticed (here and here) that we have a thing for Project Runway.  The truth is that we have a thing for reality TV in general (Survivor, Amazing Race, Design Star, and yes, even the Bachelor/ette), but we really, really love Project Runway.

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Small Business Saturday is an alternative to Black Friday when Americans are encouraged to patronize small businesses rather than big box stores.  Last year, to promote Small Business Saturday, American Express had a video competition for small businesses.  I forget what the prize was exactly, but it was good and we wanted to win it.  So we wrote up a script and practiced a bunch.  The best video camera we had was on Taylor’s iPhone, so we shot it on that.  Most of the other videos submitted only had the owner talking about the business, so we thought we stood out by including the whole staff.  To our chagrin, we didn’t get selected.

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Your Handmade Garment, from Start to Finish

In September, Kristin and I visited the women’s cooperative in Nepal that makes many of our dresses, tops, and pants.  It was so amazing to get to know the women and see the whole process.  I hope these photos and video clips convey that.

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