We are so pleased to have these two incredible women joining our podcast this month:
Amanda Chessa is a User Researcher with experience working at WNYC, Critican Mass, and Huge, Inc. She is also a musician who plays guitar, bass, and sings with The Heavy Owl and The Old Fashions, as well as a Freelance Adventure Guide for WHOA travel. Follow her on Instagram here.
Carol Miltimore is the Founder and CEO of Seek Collective, a sustainable luxury womenswear line based in Brooklyn. Her collections feature environmentally friendly fabrics and Indian artisanal techniques, including hand-block printing, handdyeing, natural dyeing, and hand loom weaving. Shop Seek Collective here.
Links we mentioned are:
Tim Krieder, The ‘Busy Trap’ via The New York Times: http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/06/30/the-busy-trap/
Stefan Sagmeister, The Power of Time off via TED https://www.ted.com/talks/stefan_sagmeister_the_power_of_time_off?language=en
Eviana Hartman, Jesse Kamm’s Laid Back Approach to Life—and Looks http://www.nytimes.com/2015/09/01/t-magazine/jesse-kamm-fashion-designer-style-rules.html
Jennie Yabroff, Amy Poehler Preaches ‘Lean Out’ http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2014/10/29/amy-poehler-preaches-lean-out.html
WEAReSLOW is a new digital radio series that aims to demystify and humanize our understanding of sustainability and fashion through intimate conversation. It was founded by two New York women with global ties who believe that individual decisions make a world of difference. You can expect an honest, inquisitive, and empathetic monthly discussion on fashion, personal style, ethics, the environment, labor issues, and our role in all of it.
Céline Semaan Vernon is an Interaction Designer, Teacher and Creative Director.
She has worked for HUGE inc., General Assembly and Condé Nast, to name a few, before starting her own consultancy and launching Slow Factory. Her background is in tech and information design, and her aesthetic is inspired by the contemporary art world where she first began her career as performance and video artist.
Her work is sold at the MoMA Store, Smithsonian CooperHewitt National Design Museum, and the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum among other stores. She has recently partnered with the World Wildlife Fund and created an exclusive collection that supports their work in conservation and protecting our Planet.
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