John Bartram Chapter of NSDAR will consider fashion after American Revolution

The John Bartram Chapter of the NSDAR will meet on May 21 at the Eisenhower Recreation Center. Registration will begin at 9:30 a.m. and the meeting will begin at 10 a.m.  Reservations are required and may be made by calling Brenda Thomason at (734) 788-7097 or emailing  [email protected]. Masks are also required.

The guest speaker this month will be Konnie Beauregard, who will be giving a PowerPoint presentation “An Agreeable Tyrant? Fashion After the American Revolution.” After every war there are critical decisions to be made by both the government and the citizens.  The Revolutionary War was no

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Fashion Revolution urges “radical shift” in relationships | Apparel Industry News

“We cannot continue to extract dwindling resources from an already stressed natural world,” Fashion Revolution says

Global campaign group Fashion Revolution is calling on the industry and governments to recognise the interconnection between human rights and the rights of nature as part of its annual global campaign.

The campaign will run from 19-25 April and coincides with the eighth anniversary of the Rana Plaza industrial tragedy in Bangladesh. The non-profit believes we need a radical shift in our relationships—with each other, with our clothes, within fashion supply chains and with the natural world—so that the rights of people and the

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Project Runway alum helps history and fashion collide at the Museum of the American Revolution | Lifestyle

The very first thing Emilio Sosa ever designed was a blouse for his mother.

“I was about 15 when I went to a fabric store, dug around the remnants, and picked out a polyester charmeuse fabric. Then, I gave my sketch to my aunt who sewed the blouse for me. To this day I don’t know if the blouse has survived, but I think the little bow tie that went with it is still around somewhere.”

Sosa’s penchant for design began when he was a young boy. Born in the Dominican Republic, Sosa moved to New York with his family

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