Slow Fashion

Jessica Pompeo

Finding The Perfect Truck

Finding The Perfect Truck

I was living in Albuquerque, New Mexico when I started dreaming of owning my own boutique. Flash-forward almost 10 years later, and that was still a dream I had. The unfortunate part was that every headline I saw, was "Brick & Mortar is Dying" or "Company ___Filing for Bankruptcy". It seemed my dream of owning a store was never going to happen. I guess I would keep working in retail management. Boy was I wrong... I moved to  Austin, Texas in 2015 and after a few months in, I left retail and started my first non-retail big girl job- working...

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Jessica Pompeo

What is "Slow Fashion"?

What is "Slow Fashion"?

Lets start with the term- Fast Fashion. Fast Fashion is a term used by retailers, designers, and conscience shoppers to describe a phenomenon and business model that most popular retailers utilize. It describes when a company imitate styles and trends seen on the runways at fashion week and recreate them at a much lower price and quality to sell to the mass market. It is a term we use at Fringe & Flair to describe items being mass produced.  Many designers are pushing back against the pressure to deliver new products at a quick pace. Alessandro Michele, the designer of...

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