Pei Ja Anderson
The slow fashion movement has taken the world by storm. The average woman keeps a piece of clothing in her closet for five weeks before cycling through it. This is fast fashion: a culture of disposable clothing. A trend of quantity over quality. It’s also a deliberate, oppressive, economic system. Around the world an estimated 2% of workers in the fashion industry are paid below a living wage. It’s a business model that produces clothes at extremely low prices in order for brands to constantly push new products and trends. Because of this, more than a billion pounds of unwanted clothes...
Here at RoHo we have noticed that many businesses and nonprofits alike have been stepping up in big ways during this trying time. Whether it’s providing PPE to those who need it or brewing hand sanitizer instead of whiskey, many businesses are getting creative and thinking of innovative ways to make a difference. We thought we’d go ahead and share their inspiring stories of going above and beyond to help those in need.