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Pamela Valdez's, Glamour & Guide

  This week’s Beyond the Garment Podcast episode introduced us to young and talented blogger Pamela Valdez. Valdez runs her very own blog named Glamour & Guide in which she interviews influencers, talks about fashion, and creates lifestyle mood boards. This article is meant to supplement the conversation we had with her on the Beyond the Garment Podcast.    Background   Valdez was born and raised in a tight-knit New Jersey community. Being the oldest sibling in her family, she described her childhood as pleasant overall, but she always felt the need to set an example for her younger siblings. As she grew up and went into high school, she made youthful mistakes, but it was during her senior year...

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The Green JJJJound New Balance 992

  (Source: @alysia.james) Last Friday, the green JJJJound New Balance 992 released online on the JJJJound website. Similar to the grey pair, the sneaker sold out within seconds of release. As promised, we wanted to share our thoughts on the July 31 release and provide some hope for those who want to acquire the sneaker at retail price.   In our opinion, the green JJJJound New Balance 992 is subjectively better than the grey pair. The green pair is a unique New Balance 992 colourway, and that uniqueness draws us to the sneaker. Currently, on StockX the most recent size nine sold for $938, which is nearly three times the retail price of the sneaker. If you were lucky enough...

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Edward Joiner Fall/Winter Drop Plans

First and foremost, we want to thank everyone for the continual support of our brand. We have had a great response from our EJ MiiR Water Bottles, and we can not wait to release the items we have planned for the fall and winter seasons. Over the course of this summer, we have been hard at work pulling together new products and formulating fun ideas for the upcoming collection. For Fall/Winter 2020, we plan to have three drops sprinkled in throughout the months. The first two drops will feature apparel, and the third will be a cozy must-have accessory. We are extremely excited for the apparel in this year’s fall and winter seasons, because we are going to be further...

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6 Ways to Be a More Environmentally Conscious Fashion Consumer

Written by: Lauren Zurcher We are all guilty of having consumed fast fashion items at some point in our lives, however, many of us are starting to realize the inhumane practices within the industry and understand how much of a negative impact fast fashion has on our planet and people. So, now what? This article presents six specific ways you can become a more environmentally conscious fashion consumer.   1. Be curious and educate yourself First and foremost, it is important to recognize and understand where your clothing comes from. Rather than focusing on whether the item looks good, start asking yourself who made your clothes, what materials were used, and where they came from. Do some research and learn...

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Creative, Emilie Chaumillon

This week, we had an extremely fun time listening to and talking with young creative Emilie Chaumillon. Chaumillon devotes a good portion of her current life to creating new works of art as well as creating DIY garments. In this article, you will learn about how Chaumillon grew into the creative that she is today.  Background Emilie Chaumillon was born in Santa Monica, California and lived there for a few years before moving to Colorado. Chaumillon had very unique childhood experiences because her mother is Hawaiian and her father is French. Chaumillon went to an international elementary school, where she learned French and became involved in art. She enjoyed drawing and painting as a kid, and is thankful that her...

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