Anyone who knows a clothing designer or has seen programs like Project Runway is aware of the material miracles designers can make from surprisingly meager beginnings. South Carolinian writer and designer Jillian Owens has definite opinions about the clothing industry, particularly its wasteful nature and often unethical labor practices. Owens said via her blog,
"I was worried about the impact on our planet as people tossed out their one-time-wear duds more and more quickly to make room for the newer & cheaper clothing."
Her solution? Transforming thrift store finds from muumuu to marvelous, and for as little as one dollar an outfit! Check out the closetfuls of Owens' new threads at her blog Refashionista. Via My Modern Met