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

Published on Nov 9, 2019
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Bernadette Banner
Buying a Knockoff of My Own Dress: An Educated Roast (actual fire used for Scientific Purposes)

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
http://www.fancyfairy.com/
IG http://www.instagram.com/fancyfairya...
YT http://showtodaytv.com/zachan/UCxGi...
The blog post explaining the situation: http://www.fancyfairy.com/news/2019/...

Vanyanis
www.vanyanis.com
IG http://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 http://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 http://www.instagram.com/americanduc...
YT http://showtodaytv.com/zachan/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. http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Fi...
[2] http://www.europarl.europa.eu/RegData...
[3] http://unfccc.int/news/un-helps-fash...
[4] http://www.planetaid.org/blog/lessen...
[5] http://nerc.org/news-and-updates/blo...
[6] http://www.abc.net.au/news/science/2...
[7] http://quantis-intl.com/wp-content/u...
[8] http://www.shoutoutuk.org/2018/11/13...
[9] http://vimeo.com/193725563?fbclid=Iw...
[10] http://www.sustainyourstyle.org/old-...
[11] http://hellohomestead.com/the-impact...
[12] http://www.wri.org/blog/2017/07/appa...
[13] http://www.theguardian.com/fashion/2...
[14] http://www.unece.org/info/media/pres...
[15] http://www.unece.org/fileadmin/DAM/t...
[16] http://www.cbsnews.com/news/earth-da...
[17] http://www.nytimes.com/2019/09/03/bo...
[18] http://www.greenchoices.org/green-li...
[19] http://news.un.org/en/story/2019/03/...
[20] http://truecostmovie.com/learn-more/...
[21] http://publications.parliament.uk/pa...
[22] http://medium.com/@klas_apparel_entr...
[23] http://www.academia.edu/31488011/Was...
[24] http://unearthed.greenpeace.org/2019...
[25] Page 78: “never wait for a hole”. Agnes Walker, ’Manual of Needlework and Cutting Out’ http://archive.org/details/krl003663...

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