wellROUNDED// no.11

WellRounded11

THIS WEEK IN FASHION, CULTURE AND ETHICS

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9 Cool Projects Where Sustainable Food and Fashion Come Together

Consider the most logical connection, that we must keep ourselves fed, and we must keep ourselves clothed. On the flip side, both have their levels of vanity – I mean, that cold pressed juice you’re carrying around is practically a fashion accessory. If we look at both through the lens of sustainability, it even starts to become clear that if you care about where your food comes from, the logical next step is to care where your clothes come from too.

via The BFDA

 

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The Unknown Notebooks of Jean-Michel Basquiat

Graffitist, painter, actor, poet: The late artist’s rarely seen personal writings and sketches are expressions of 1980s downtown New York, and, perhaps, of his truest vision.

via T Magazine

 

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EDUN, J.Crew Crewcuts Collaborate on African-Made Childrenswear

Part of the high-street retailer’s “Garments for Good” initiative, the EDUN for J.Crew collection features exclusive, made-in-Kenya designs, including a T-shirt that benefits St. Ann’s Orphanage in Gilgil, a town in Nakuru County.

via Ecouterre

 

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Tokyo Reflections

The reflections in one of the world’s largest cities.

via The New Yorker

 

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Why Your Brain Hates Slowpokes

We now insist that Web pages load in a quarter of a second, when we had no problem with two seconds in 2009 and four seconds in 2006.

via Nautilus

 

Quote of the Week

We can never give up longing and wishing while we are thoroughly alive. There are certain things we feel to be beautiful and good, and we must hunger after them.

//GEORGE ELIOT

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