Tag Orgotton

The True Cost of Today’s Fast Fashion Industry

It is time to take a step back and think about being a sustainable consumer. I love asking people questions and this week I have a lot of them. How many of your clothes do you actually wear in your closet? Do you know where most of your food, clothes and material items are made? How many times do you buy things that you do not need. These are questions I simply ignored until last night because I did not know the answer to most of these questions. Last night, one of my teachers for my Field Experience fashion class played a video called The True Cost. During this video I realized I am pretty sheltered when it comes to the cultural news of the world. In all honesty, when the movie was over I realized I consume more than I really need to. Something I never really thought of

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Grow Your Sustainable Clothing Collection with Orgotton

Kristy Carabello and Stef Emery started Orgotton in 2009 with the simple mission to “create luxurious clothing with a transparent and traceable business model that is good for both you and the planet”. From screen printing tees in their parent’s basement, these two sisters are now taking the world of sustainable fashion by storm with their classic, multi-functional clothing that is created – from design to production – in Philadelphia. I really admire these two ladies because they prove that with hard work, determination, and an insane amount of passion, your dreams can come true (and can also be made out of sustainable and eco-friendly materials). Keep reading to find out more behind the inspiring Orgotton story: I was lucky enough to take a few pieces with me to NYFW last season and they were unbelievably comfortable, I was so sad when I had to send them back. How can you not need this jumpsuit?! What inspired you

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NYFW Look: Faux Leather, Negative Space & a Bit of Lace

A glimpse of my want-to-be fashion blogger style from New York Fashion Week: Short Infinity Dress {Orgotton} / Arabella Necklace {To The Market} / Long Sleeve Lace Shirt {Similar from Amazon.com} / Hooded Leather Jacket {Similar from Amazon.com} / Shoes {Similar from Sole Society} /  Oversized Wristlet {Similar from Nordstrom} / Geometric Negative Space Mani {Elliven Spa} “A woman’s perfume tells more about her than her handwriting.” – Christian Dior