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The Cost of Quality

The Cost of Quality

The Cost of Quality

By Guest Editor Emmi Snicker Since See Rose Go contacted me a while ago, I have curiously followed their journey as a plus size brand that addresses sustainability issues. We emailed back and forth and realized quite quickly that one issue about sustainability was close to heart for both of us - and simply decided to pay attention to the question: what affects clothing cost?What is often discussed is that people demand cheaper clothing lines in plus size industry. I would like to turn the question around...What makes clothing cheap? And is this something I really want? What is better...

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I Still Love You New York!

New York

I Still Love You New York!

By Guest Editor Chelsea Francis of @ohhhchelsea   I grew up in the mountains of North Carolina and it always seemed like everyone had an opinion of New York City. It seemed to be this place that people who were a little too eccentric or ambitious for our town would end up. Everyone would talk about it as if it was a bright and shining star in a far away galaxy that no one we knew would ever visit and certainly never move there. I think that’s why it’s always fascinated me. Then, when I was a junior in college, as...

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Substance and Style

Substance and Style

Substance and Style

Shifting Consumer Values in a Hype Economy By Chris Wu   In today’s global village, borderless connectivity has enabled the spread of information faster than ever. In the fashion world, this results in a near-instant dissemination of trends. A particular jacket that emerges on a runway in Milan is immediately broadcast around the world, with replicas soon popping up at retailers everywhere from Barneys to Forever 21. This has led to what many critics are calling the homogenization of fashion. As retailers scramble to keep up with rapidly evolving trends, quality often becomes sacrificed in favor for speed and novelty. In...

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Meet Kedena

Women Who Inspire Us

Meet Kedena

Women Who Inspire Us by Chris Wu   In this series, we highlight amazing women in the SRG community. Meet Kedena, a product development manager in DC, with a passion for music, 90s films, and DIY style. We caught up with her to get the low-down on all the things she loves, where to go in the DMV, and how to stay positive and live your best life. Name, age:Kedena, 31Tell us about yourself! I was born in New York and am currently working in DC as a product development manager. I’m part Jamaican, part German and Portuguese. In your spare...

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I Am Rose - Meghan Meyer

Women Who Inspire Us

I Am Rose - Meghan Meyer

Introducing Women Who Inspire Us by Chris Wu In this series, we highlight amazing women in the SRG community. Meet Meghan, an Oregonian native with a taste for quirky films, indie music festivals, and really great textiles. In between her hectic schedule as a merchandising manager in NYC, we snagged a chat to get her point-of-view on quality, fashion hacks, and how to live better in the Big Apple. Name, ageMeghan, 32Tell us about yourself! I’ve been living in NYC for about four years now, working as a merchandising manager for an outerwear company. Originally, I’m from a small town in Oregon with...

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