Why is it such a big thing to have the latest items or be “on trend”? Our Instagram feeds (depending on the type of circles you run in with the industry) are constantly being bombarded with high end, misspelled logos that make the hairs on your arms stand up with excitement when you witness your favorite influencers and celebrities get involved. It’s that inspo, aspo, fomo consensus that many of us in the industry share when every fashion week rolls around. But how do they do on the ethical scale? TPC sits down with Mary Lawas, stylist, artist and all-around an amazing human being to chat about the importance of reviewing those practices.
“- by celebrating all that is good, positive and decidedly empowering when creating something meaningful with their own two hands. In relation to the negatives, the acceptance to bounce back as the better person is always a better option when it comes down to that.”
Instead of looking to comment or condemn why Millennials (and to a certain extent, Gen Y) do certain things, I think the more important question to ask is how did they even end up doing what they do in the first place?
Let’s take a look at three influencing factors that are mainly responsible for shaping a generation – parents, technology and economics with Alix Yang.
But with that, turning back to an all-women environment reminiscent of my early convent days and mid-thigh school skirts. Minus the irrationality and hollow conflict you would stereotypically expect – heap on the positivity and a baby’s laughter