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Slow Fashion and Food Make Stops in St. Louis

September 18th, 2012 | by Talancia Pea

With a bustling social scene and calendar full of fun things to do, Saint Louis is known as a hub for entertainment in the Midwest. But this week the city ‘slows’ its’ approach to fashion and food and embraces the pace of sustainability


The Slow Fashion Movement: A Lasting Trend that Gives Back to Consumers, Manufacturers and the Environment

May 23rd, 2012 | by Talancia Pea

Just as the slow food movement prompted us to think about where and how our food was being produced -- agricultural practices, worker safety, cleanliness of factories, treatment of animals, etc. -- “slow fashion” encourages fashion “consumers” to consider where and how their clothing is being made and to develop a greater sense of connection to the materials taken from the environment to create their looks



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