Beyond our events we would like to continue highlighting members of our community, educating our city about sustainable practices, and celebrating our citizens, all while having fun. Our blog serves as an opportunity for us to all share our skills, share our spaces, and share our visions for a more sustainable future. Explore our blog to access tutorials, interviews, articles, virtual studio visits, performances, and so much more!
INTERVIEW WITH BELLA MORENA SWIMWEAR
by samantha peltrau
Lilian Gomes and Marcelle Amorim, founders of Bella Morena Swimwear, have crafted a powerful brand that not only aims to empower and inspire women, but to also save the planet. This sustainable swimwear brand utilizes award winning new technology to create biodegradable fabrics for their size inclusive and wide range of swimwear. In this interview, Lilian talks about her brand’s philosophy, sustainability, and most recent Women in Power Collection.
#bodypositive #sizeinclusive #swimwear #sustainablefashion
by Samantha Peltrau
As an independent designer or small fashion brand, networking is not only a powerful tool to promote your work but also a key to success in today’s digital world. However, as an independent entity, the mainstream content sharing and collaborative platforms often make the most room for larger brands with established audiences. This is why finding alternate methods to stay connected to the industry, connect with designers, and share your work with the world is so important. Check this article out to read more about some incredible resources for doing just that and more.
#independntbrandsl #designerresources #branddirectory
an interview with kim yantis
by samantha peltrau
Kim Yantis, one of many amazing designers on the vanguard of world-altering sustainable fashion, has combined her art with her passion for the environment. From constructing her own pieces to writing grants for community curators, Kim has dedicated herself to creating a brighter and cleaner future for us all.
Replicating the cycle of creation and demise, Kim’s work focuses on de-construction and reconstruction to form powerful pieces that make bold statements no matter the wearer.
Read through her interview with Kim to dig deeper into her guiding fashion philosophy and more about her work.