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Climate Change is Scary AF

Climate Change is Scary AF, and some of the stats about the fashion industry's contribution to our climate crisis are right up there, too. So without further ado, let's celebrate this spooky month with some spooky-ass info on what fast-fashion is up to:      

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A Second-Hand Weekend in Des Moines

Last weekend was so full of so many things (and so many ASOME babes + friends' celebrations) we decided to take a break from scary climate change stats - don't worry, they're coming soon - and recap FRI-SUN, in our favorite second-hand scores. 𝔽ℝ𝕀𝔻𝔸𝕐: 𝚃𝚊𝚝𝚒𝚊𝚗𝚊'𝚜 𝚂𝚘𝚖𝚎𝚠𝚑𝚎𝚛𝚎 𝚒𝚗 𝙳𝚎𝚜 𝙼𝚘𝚒𝚗𝚎𝚜 𝚜𝚑𝚘𝚠 (+ 𝚊 𝚖𝚎𝚍𝚒𝚝𝚊𝚝𝚒𝚘𝚗 𝚠 𝙺𝚊𝚛𝚎𝚗 𝙲𝚑𝚎𝚘𝚗𝚐) 📸🧘‍♀️   𝕊𝔸𝕋𝕌ℝ𝔻𝔸𝕐: 𝙲𝚑𝚞𝚛𝚌𝚑 𝚜𝚊𝚕𝚎, 𝚎𝚜𝚝𝚊𝚝𝚎 𝚜𝚊𝚕𝚎, 𝚎𝚜𝚝𝚊𝚝𝚎 𝚜𝚊𝚕𝚎 𝚊𝚗𝚍 𝙲𝚕𝚞𝚋-𝙱 𝙵𝙸𝚃 𝚂𝚑𝚘𝚠𝚌𝚊𝚜𝚎 💃 𝕊𝕌ℕ𝔻𝔸𝕐: 𝙼𝚞𝚜𝚒𝚌 𝚟𝚒𝚍𝚎𝚘 𝚜𝚑𝚘𝚘𝚝 𝚊𝚗𝚍 𝚋𝚒𝚛𝚝𝚑𝚍𝚊𝚢 𝚙𝚊𝚛𝚝𝚢 🥳    

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re: September

A month, that usually (for me), is filled with all the feelings about already missing summer + already dreading an Iowa winter was quite the opposite this year. This September we: ♻️Saw Second Hand September have a moment (month!) like never before;  ♻️Watched 16-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg address the U.N.'s Climate Action Summit like a B O S S and start... ♻️The Climate Strike -- a worldwide day of action -- that was only the beginning of a true revolution✊  Now, we know shopping second-hand/sustainable options is not going to solve our climate crisis, but, it is a HUGE start. And we can all work to make second-hand/sustainable/slow fashion/vintage the fall trend that everyone has to have -- and your influence is your...

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#SecondHandSelfie

It's still #SecondHandSeptember, so you know we're keeping the party going... with a can't-miss event this week 🥳 We're teaming up with Inner Circle Co.  (follow them stat if you're not) to throw a thrifting party and you're all invited! A few of our ASOME babes + other local thrift enthusiasts are bringing some of their treasures for you to shop: clothes, shoes, accessories, home and even vintage for the minis in your life, so mark your calendars now 🗓️ When: Wednesday, Septemeber 25th // 5p-8p Where: The Studio in Windsor Heights, 6571 University Ave, Windsor Heights, IA Shopping second-hand is one of the most fun ways to help save the 🌎and show your style - and we want to see your style! So let's kick...

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Why YOU should #SecondHandSeptember

As we all know...it's Second-hand September! Need some more inspo to join the party? No prob. We're re-upping a few of our favorite reasons to shop second-hand on #theextrareport this week: Reason #1 = Environmental Impact  Shopping second-hand means you can feel great about your purchases because you're helping the 🌎! We can quit filling landfills with fast fashion (as much as possible) and lessen our carbon footprint by buying some fab second-hand finds! Reason #2 = Workers' Rights Many times (especially when it comes to mass-produced items and apparel) workers' rights and labor laws are not well monitored. We have all seen and heard the horror stories of awful working conditions, and when we continue to buy new over and over...

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