Photo via AZ Eco Fashion Week Instagram Maggie Driver of Urbanite Runway moderated a panel for AZ Eco Fashion Week featuring local fashion leaders. The panel’s purpose was to highlight the work of each panelist in their contributions toward moving sustainability forward in their respective communities/fields and to educate and raise awareness for fashion consumers about the […]
Photo Courtesy- Claudio Montesano Casillas Claudio Montesano Casillas is a director and producer for Beyond the Label, a documentary in the works that is aiming to provide solutions to the global problem of fast fashion and overseas clothing manufacturing. Beyond the Label started as a Kickstarter campaign, with Casillas aiming to raise money in order […]
Urbanite Runway interviewed Berlin based fashion designer Christine Mayer about her design process, the upcycling workshops she teaches, and why it is important to make old clothes new again. Christine’s interview is one of many that Urbanite Runway conducts for a yearly series in honor of Fashion Revolution Week.
Photo by Kelly Cappelli In our fourth and final Q & A for Fashion Revolution Week 2017, we spoke with Tracey Martin, a woman of many talents. Martin is a designer and sustainability strategist for companies and individuals. She is also the founder of three different companies: De La Terre Colours, which makes “GOTS certified […]
Pictured from left to right, the Yoga Democracy team of September Easter, Natalie Oldroyd, Kirsten Gilbert, Edward Barnett, and Maria Reyes Cano. (Photo Courtesy of Natalie Oldroyd.) In our third Q & A in honor of Fashion Revolution Week 2017, we spoke with Natalie Oldroyd, the owner of the Carefree, Arizona based Yoga Democracy. Yoga Democracy aims to […]
Our second interviewee in honor of Fashion Revolution Week 2017 is Loren North, a personal stylist at Through the Closet Door. UR: Tell our readers about what you do. LN: As a personal stylist, I work with everyday women and men, and by ‘everyday’ I mean not celebrities, not editorial photoshoots or that type of thing. I bring […]
Each year, Urbanite Runway participates in Fashion Revolution Week, a global movement to raise awareness in the fashion industry about sustainability. The movement was spurred from the 2013 collapse of the Rana Plaza building, which killed over 1,000 people, many of them factory workers, in Bangladesh. This year, Urbanite Runway decided to interview local Arizonans […]
On this day three years ago, the Rana Plaza garment factory building in Bangladesh collapsed, killing over a thousand people and injuring many more. In addition to a day of remembrance for those who lost their lives, April 24th has since become known as Fashion Revolution Day, where consumers show the tags of their clothing […]