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Episode 2: Who Runs the Fashion World? Ladies and Gays!

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!

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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:

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Getting our gay on at the Odyssey for Evan’s birthday with our darling friend Madison and more lasers than you could even imagine.

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Hooooooooooh lordy.

 

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

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which is run by rich white dude Bernard Arnault

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Proenza Schouler in Vogue

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A very short list of Female Creative Directors/designers:

Donna Karan (at Donna Karan)

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and Carol Lim (at Kenzo)

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and Phoebe Philo (at Céline)

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Current Obsessions
Evan: The True Cost documentary on Netflix

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HELLA DEPRESSING.

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 –

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THE REFORMATION out of Los Angeles –

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Sorry Salt Spring Island market 😦 You are not fabulous.

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Katie: Sabah Shoes in Biarritz Blue

 

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Abby: R-A-W Shoes Blog

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Casadei Resort 2016

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Burberry Sneakers that blew Abby’s mind

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The iconic Alexander McQueen Armadillo Boots

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Unbearably Important Tidbits and Links

This weird/amazing dog Abby saw that looks like angry dryer lint:

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The Business of Fashion online magazine – one of the most outstanding resources available online for the fashion obsessed.

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Gina Gershon in Hollywood Blockbuster  Lifetime Movie House of Versace

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Thanks for listening! Feel free to comment (nicely) and don’t forget to subscribe in iTunes! And while you are there, please take a moment and give us an iTunes review if you could, we will love you for it.

Remember: keep your pants on, it’s only fashion.

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