Fast Fashion’s Hidden Costs

Fast Fashion’s Hidden Costs

I think we can all attest that we’ve impulse purchased a piece of clothing that has hung in our closet, tags still on and never worn, only to be discarded months or years later.  We have all fallen victim to fast fashion, the relatively new concept that has drastically changed the industry and way consumers [...]

Fashion and Sustainability on a Budget

Fashion and Sustainability on a Budget

As our world becomes more and more sustainably-conscious, it is important that we keep striving to change many of our not so environmentally friendly habits and norms.  This includes everything from the foods we eat to the threads on our bodies.  I love clothes.  As someone who has been studying fashion the past 3 years, [...]

MEET JAMIE – CREATOR OF SHOP PEACHY APRICOTS

MEET JAMIE – CREATOR OF SHOP PEACHY APRICOTS

Have you considered starting an eco-friendly business? Well, it doesn't have to be complicated! Jamie started Shop Peachy Apricots to sell thrifted clothing and she's doing amazing at it. Jamie was raised in Malaysia and Singapore. She moved to the United States in 2018 for college and is currently in her final year for Biomedical [...]

SIX YOUNG FASHION DESIGNERS WHO STARTED THEIR OWN BRANDS

SIX YOUNG FASHION DESIGNERS WHO STARTED THEIR OWN BRANDS

Starting a company is not easy but it's not impossible. Will it come with trials and tribulations? Yes, but so does a lot of things in life. ANDWHY wants to be here to inspire you to do the things you have dreamed of and to share stories and examples of people who are doing so. [...]

MEET KATHERINE SAJE – A YOUNG ENTREPRENEUR

MEET KATHERINE  SAJE – A YOUNG ENTREPRENEUR

Katherine Saje (preferred Kat for short 🙂 ) is not a force to be reckoned with. She dreams wild and nothing stops her from pursuing it. She is "originally from Hong Kong" and "moved to NYC as an international student in 2018 to chase the NYC lifestyle" after falling in love with the city in [...]

SLOW DOWN

SLOW DOWN

My life has always been quite chaotic so I decided to take a mental break before school started and I found myself reflecting deeply. I took a break from blogging and really took the time to think about my present, past, and future. Here's what I learned. We are in an age where we get [...]