In Episode 2, the Hags chat about how inclusive the Fashion Industry is towards women and gay men but at the end of the day, rich white dudes still hold all the power. Curses!
SOUNDCLOUD: EPISODE TWO
Here’s what came up:
Maiwa on Granville Island in Vancouver hosting shibori indigo workshops in which Abby made this piece that ended up a scarf:
Getting our gay on at the Odyssey for Evan’s birthday with our darling friend Madison and more lasers than you could even imagine.
Episode Topic: Ladies and Gays
Getting into the realities of inclusivity in the fashion industry: lots of ladies and gay men present but it’s all basically still owned and operated by obscenely rich white men. Cool!
For example, Luxury conglomerate LVMH
which is run by rich white dude Bernard Arnault
Proenza Schouler in Vogue
A very short list of Female Creative Directors/designers:
Donna Karan (at Donna Karan)
and Carol Lim (at Kenzo)
and Phoebe Philo (at Céline)
Evan: The True Cost documentary on Netflix
BUT! Check out these brands that are creating and manufacturing amazing garments with social ethics and the environment at the forefront of their business model:
PEOPLE TREE out of the UK –
THE REFORMATION out of Los Angeles –
Sorry Salt Spring Island market 😦 You are not fabulous.
Katie: Sabah Shoes in Biarritz Blue
Abby: R-A-W Shoes Blog
Casadei Resort 2016
Burberry Sneakers that blew Abby’s mind
The iconic Alexander McQueen Armadillo Boots
Unbearably Important Tidbits and Links
This weird/amazing dog Abby saw that looks like angry dryer lint:
The Business of Fashion online magazine – one of the most outstanding resources available online for the fashion obsessed.
Gina Gershon in
Hollywood Blockbuster Lifetime Movie House of Versace
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Remember: keep your pants on, it’s only fashion.