@NYCFairTrade Coalition is a local grassroots organization promoting + educating ethical businesses, retailers and consumers on ‘Fair Trade’ principles + practices, currently housed in a duplex storefront at 1795 Lexington Ave, NYC.
* Lower level - Clothing + textile swap plus shareable space for indoor + outdoor events/activities.
(You got an idea - they’re listening) swipe to peep @islandbeeproject honey tasting
* Upper level - Marketplace showcasing an array of member brands.
* Virtual - Always available for those who can’t make it in person.
Top five reasons to join:
5 - All are welcome - there’s a place for you. Participate as a business, member, advocate patron or intern!
4 - The programming - every day it’s something - in a good way! The SFCC (sustainable fashion community center) is the perfect space to activate rich and supportive programming for members + East Harlem neighbors.
3 - The Whatsapp support thread. Need to source or promoting something? A stylist, a sublet, some love on social...? Post up and the community is on it.
2 - The diverse community supports each other and members look into the coalition for fair trade resources and ethical solutions. We collaborate - we proliferate ;)
1 - @ABernadette aka Andrea, professor, thought leader, community organiser, scheduler of all things + Chairperson of NYCFTC. True community comes from trust and that’s top down.
Greeningfullife is thrilled to be member and content partner.
Macy's Flower Show 2021
Inspiring words and emerging fashion designers are the centerpiece of this years floral and fauna tableau. The language is moving toward sustainability -
hint for next years theme ;)
Legacy brands and institutions supporting and showcase rising designers - more of this cross collaboration!
Thrilled for my fellow #FIT tribe
As part of a special initiative to give up-and-coming fashion design students the opportunity to showcase their remarkable talent, @Macys has partnered with @FIT to feature the unique designs inspired by the Flower Show’s theme, Give. Love. Bloom. #springinthecity #flowerpower
Congrats to selected designers: @jonona.shah @Bbarrientos #Juankwon #vickyzhang #yawenchen #eunjunglee #fatmaeroglu
Greenpoint Terminal Market
Outdoor open space social impact shopping with the backdrop of the city. So fresh!
Seems just about every business has a social mission - Here are some of the fashion vendors at the market! Check out their amazing pieces!
@minipng - ethically sourced reworked pieces embellished with highly stylized original artwork
@one.of.one.ny - sustainably sourced, reworked￼ vintage utilizing upcycled scraps often referencing luxury brands
@master_terra - bold original artwork available on apparel, prints and paintings.
@hanhuyen - hand made rattan earrings, candles and flower infused lollies. What doesn’t she do???
@boipkg - Non-binary fashion currently featuring kink, caftans and kool masks
@Velardewear - every vibrantly drawn garment is an original. Artwork inspired by Mexican, Yaqui, and Spanish heritage.