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Kind Clothing

Kind Clothing

As a conscious consumer, a price tag means much more than the dollar amount. A price tag signals a deeper process of creating a garment. In a world where the average cost of a t-shirt is the same as your morning coffee—sustainable fashion is challenging this norm. It’s important to understand why a sustainable fashion brand’s pricing looks different from a fast-fashion brand’s. At People Of Leisure, we’re committed to creating sustainable clothing that’s both accessible and fair. Below we will walk you through the “whys” for our price point to understand where you’re putting your dollar. Earth Friendly Fabrics...

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When Embroidery Stitches a Portrait of Our Times

When Embroidery Stitches a Portrait of Our Times

Artist Jeff Kubasak embroidered Black Lives Matter patches in response to the murder of George Floyd last May. | Courtesy of Jeff Kubasak These L.A. artists have been using the craft of embroidery to send messages of hope, renewal and justice. With designs inspired by the Black Lives Matter movement and the presidential inauguration, their pieces have become a way to protest and record history. When Jan Miyabara was watching Amanda Gorman recite her poem, "The Hill We Climb," at this year's presidential inauguration, the national youth poet laureate's words struck a chord with her. One line in particular stood...

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Danielle Fusaro On Breaking Down Chronic Illness Stigmas

Danielle Fusaro On Breaking Down Chronic Illness Stigmas

According to the National Health Council: "chronic diseases affect approximately 133 million Americans, representing more than 40% of the total population of this country. By 2020, that number is projected to grow to an estimated 157 million, with 81 million having multiple conditions.” In a world where so many are managing chronic illness. We must become comfortable acknowledging stigmas associated with our perception of these illnesses. Along with learning how we can advocate and support those affected.   We had the opportunity to chat with the inspiring Danielle Fusaro of Days With Dani. She is a doctor of physical therapy,...

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THE ART OF NATURAL DYE WITH SAVANNAH WOLFENSTEIN OF MADDER GOODS

THE ART OF NATURAL DYE WITH SAVANNAH WOLFENSTEIN OF MADDER GOODS

THE ART OF NATURAL DYE WITH SAVANNAH WOLFENSTEIN OF MADDER GOODS At People Of Leisure, we’re always looking for new ways to create conscious fashion. Along with supporting local makers who share the same values. That’s why we’re thrilled to announce our natural dye collection with Madder Goods. Being that our clothing is sourced from deadstock fabrics, we don’t always know where the dye originates. In our new collection, the pieces are made by us and hand-dyed with food scraps. Working with Madder Goods has opened up the opportunity for us to explore the art of natural dyes and its...

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