I want to share with you, my apparel making setup! It has taken me time, energy and hard work to setup, but that's exactly what dreams of this dimension need to become tangible, where it would lead it's open, where it will take me is open. The dressform is Ela, the sewing machine is Jukini and the steam iron is Estrella -still giving some thought to that one- 🙃
Early season cotton - in a few months this ball is likely to be part of a piece of clothing! ⠀⠀
The average American only wears 20% of their clothes regularly. ⠀⠀
Ironically, the climate change driven by our over-consumption also comes back to hurt cotton production, as the plant prefers relatively high amounts of water and not too hot temperatures. Yields are predicted to fall dramatically if the climate gets hotter. ⠀⠀
This #NYFW we took to the streets of New York to voice our opinion on how the fashion industry can change the lives of the people who make our clothes. Pink pins similar to the Planned Parenthood Action ones were rocked by fashion show goers & influencers. "Fashion Stands With The Women Who Make Our Clothes"
Life's a beach! Studio by the sea now proud to stock sustainable clothing from Byron Bay's Salt Gypsy's Leggings for studio classes along with sup, surf & swimwear call in and check out this limited collection in our boutique studio store #saltgypsy#activewear#sustainablefashion