Buying a Knockoff of My Own Dress: An Educated Roast (actual fire used for Scientific Purposes)

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Shared November 9, 2019

I mentioned a few wonderful ethical/slow fashion brands and small artists, which you should definitely go check out! Also leave some of your faves (or yourself!) below, because hurrah for excellent craftsfolk. :)

Fancy Fairy Wings & Things
https://www.fancyfairy.com/
IG https://www.instagram.com/fancyfairya...
YT https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCxGi...
The blog post explaining the situation: https://www.fancyfairy.com/news/2019/...

Vanyanis
www.vanyanis.com
IG https://www.instagram.com/vanyanis/

I didn’t directly mention them, but one of the brands most heavily stolen from by the same website was Armstreet; I actually have several pieces from them and can personally recommend!
www.armstreet.com
IG https://www.instagram.com/armstreetcom/

Not mentioned, but as always a shout to my faves at American Duchess, small-scale historical reproduction footwear:
www.americanduchess.com
IG https://www.instagram.com/americanduc...
YT https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCWLN...

Barrage of Footnotes (or: some interesting reads on the impacts of fast fashion):
[1] Original gown reference: “Saint George Slaying the Dragon” by Jost Haller, c. 1450. Unterlinden Museum. Digital image from Wikimedia Commons. https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Fi...
[2] http://www.europarl.europa.eu/RegData...
[3] https://unfccc.int/news/un-helps-fash...
[4] https://www.planetaid.org/blog/lessen...
[5] https://nerc.org/news-and-updates/blo...
[6] https://www.abc.net.au/news/science/2...
[7] https://quantis-intl.com/wp-content/u...
[8] https://www.shoutoutuk.org/2018/11/13...
[9] https://vimeo.com/193725563?fbclid=Iw...
[10] https://www.sustainyourstyle.org/old-...
[11] https://hellohomestead.com/the-impact...
[12] https://www.wri.org/blog/2017/07/appa...
[13] https://www.theguardian.com/fashion/2...
[14] https://www.unece.org/info/media/pres...
[15] https://www.unece.org/fileadmin/DAM/t...
[16] https://www.cbsnews.com/news/earth-da...
[17] https://www.nytimes.com/2019/09/03/bo...
[18] https://www.greenchoices.org/green-li...
[19] https://news.un.org/en/story/2019/03/...
[20] https://truecostmovie.com/learn-more/...
[21] https://publications.parliament.uk/pa...
[22] https://medium.com/@klas_apparel_entr...
[23] https://www.academia.edu/31488011/Was...
[24] https://unearthed.greenpeace.org/2019...
[25] Page 78: “never wait for a hole”. Agnes Walker, ’Manual of Needlework and Cutting Out’ https://archive.org/details/krl003663...

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