• Lindsay Rootare

Season 1 Finale: Swap Meets are now Swishing (with Sustainable Fashion Circle’s Allison Vicenzi)


On the Season 1 Finale of the Hand Me Up Club, Lindsay talks with Allison Vicenzi, of the Sustainable Fashion Circle and Vicenzi, about her start with sustainable fashion and how the community Sustainable Fashion Circle began, and gives listeners a primer in circular systems within fashion.


Allison also speaks to her journey with “no new stuff” and gives some great tips on how you can start buying used, upcycling and sourcing second-hand goods to become more sustainable in your life.


Lindsay and Allison also talk about Refashion Week, happening now in NYC!

Find events and details about Refashion week at https://www.refashionnyc.org/


A few other things mentioned in the episode:

SFC Meetup Page

Sashiko

Tidying Up Sustainably with Asuka

Good Stuff in the Seaport

Linnea Hamilton @ Remade in Brooklyn

Eileen Fisher Buyback Program

Nordstrom Buyback Program/See You Tomorrow

Tropical Weight Wool

Jane Fonda Not Buying Anymore Clothes

Stop and Swap in NYC

The Real Real

Beacon’s Closet

Bundle-dyeing

New York Fashion Week


Find Allison at https://vicenzi.co/

To find the Sustainable Fashion Circle go to https://www.meetup.com/Sustainable-Fashion-NYC/




Listen to the episode on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or Stitcher!

The Hand Me Up Club is hosted by Lindsay Rootare.

Recorded by Adam Zucker

Editing by Caitlin Correa of CC Media