One of the most prolific and thoughtful voices in the Slow Fashion and Making movement is Karen Templer of Fringe Supply Co and Fringe Association. As the originator of Slow Fashion October, Karen encourages conscientious wardrobe decisions based on long term use and durability. Evidenced by her store, blog and thoughtful knitting tools like the Field Bag, Karen is committed to impeccable design and thoughtful details. During our conversation, we talk about her career revolving around content, commerce and community, why she started Slow Fashion October and small changes people can make to create a more conscientious wardrobe.
Notes from the Show:
Unravel (video about clothing waste)
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