I am currently in the process of launching constance, a line of luxury handwoven textiles for fashion and home. I am a former Associate Professor in the Fashion Design Department at The Illinois Institute of Art - Chicago campus. And I am passionate about fair trade in the textile and apparel industries.
Wow, this is the best news of the day! I have reported in years past about the travesty of forced labour in the cotton industry in Uzbekistan and it is with great relief that this practice may soon be coming to an end thanks to the efforts of the Responsible Sourcing Network.Continue reading →
I am so impressed by Emma Watson’s dedication to sustainable fashion. The dress she wore to the Met Ball on Monday, May 2, 2016 was made from recycled plastic bottles. Please watch this CNN International video with Style host Derek Blasberg to learn more.