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NYCFairTrade Coalition


@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.

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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

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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 - 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.