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Actually Curious by Curiosity Lab

Actually Curious is a card game that brings people closer together, using the science and psychology of emotional connection to teach tools of active listening and empathy. The game was created in 2018, by Curiosity Lab, a marketing company built on the idea that...


B. Yellowtail

B. Yellowtail clothing is designed in house by Bethany Yellowtail while the #BYellowtailCollective serves as a brand initiative to support the entrepreneurial spirit of Native American, First Nations, and Indigenous creators. With tradition and culture at the heart...

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Black Design Collective

Founded in 2018, the Black Design Collective is comprised of accomplished fashion industry professionals of color who seek to amplify the influence of and create opportunities for the community of Black apparel and accessory designers and costume designers within...

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Coletivo Indígenas Moda Brasil

Representatividade importa muito. E a beleza originária sempre rejeitada e esquecida, precisa reluzir. "Resistimos para existir. E queremos existir e ter espaços em todos lugares que nos foi negado". Mais que um perfil no Instagram, somos vozes de um coletivo de...

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Costume Institute of the African Diaspora

The Costume Institute of the African Diaspora (CIAD) is dedicated to researching the history and culture of clothing and adornment from the African Diaspora — and using that research to produce outcomes such as projects and lectures in order to educate the public...


Custom Collaborative

OUR VISION Custom Collaborative envisions a global women’s apparel industry in which garment makers are fairly compensated for their labor and consumers have access to well-made, sustainably sourced clothes that fit and affirm all bodies. OUR MISSION Custom...

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Decolonizing Design

Decolonizing Design is a group blog, composed by academics, researchers, and practitioners working in and with the fields of Design Studies and Design Research. It is a collective endeavour, born out from a general frustration with how design ontologies and...


Fashion Africa Now

Curators: Beatrace Angut Oola, Cornelia Lund and Claudia Banz Fashion Africa Now is a media brand for contemporary creative Africa. Celebrating creativity, culture, identity and featuring the names and faces behind it. We are establishing a network that connects...

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Fashion Revolution

WE ARE A GLOBAL MOVEMENT We are Fashion Revolution. We are people from all around the world who make the fashion industry work. We are the people who wear clothes. And we are the people who make them. We are designers, academics, writers, business leaders,...