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Blog Updates | Expanded Menu + Shopping Resources

Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com Blog Updates Haven't done one of these in quite awhile, but I realized that building greater functionality into my site scarcely matters if you don't know about it. So, today I want to let you know about several updates I've made to stylewise-blog.com, as well as where I'm headed with…

Links That Changed Me + Check-In

Links That Changed Me | September 2020 Fashion Industry 2 Sentenced to Hang for Deadly Garment Factory Fire in Pakistan "The fire raised questions about poor regulations in the country’s industrial and manufacturing sectors. Activists and victims’ families say factory owners have been mostly lax or negligent in setting up proper security protocols, leaving workers…

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Sweater Weather: Where to Buy Cozy, Slow Fashion Sweaters

Photo by Karolina Grabowska on Pexels.com Slow Fashion Sweaters: It's Sweater Weather Here in southern New England, temperatures dipped into the 40s last night. My wardrobe is still packed with t-shirts and lightweight denim, but I woke up this morning determined to begin the great fall transition, unpacking sweaters and long sleeve shirts from under-bed…

What Ethical Brands Can Learn from Fast Fashion

Photo by Artem Beliaikin on Pexels.com What I Learned When I Went Back to Fast Fashion Discovering Ethical Fashion I've beat my story into the ground by now, but just in case you're entering it via this post, let me recap: I stopped buying the worst offenders of fast fashion (think Forever 21) in 2013…

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A Case for Slow Activism: On The Activist-Teacher & Relationships

Written by Ph.D. student, social worker, and graduate teaching assistant Melanie Monteclaro Pace for StyleWise. This post was originally published in March 2019. A Case of Slow Activism In November 2018, I wrote a passionate social media post in response to a news article on young conservative women at my alma mater. This piece detailed my own…