There’s always been a subculture of sewers who have made new pieces from vintage garments. Over the past five years, some of these makers have had success selling on resale marketplaces like Depop and Poshmark. (I recently profiled Bella McFadden, who earned more than $1.26 million on Depop selling upcycled fashion.) Labels like FanFare and Zero Waste Daniel focus exclusively on upcycling. Similar to Patagonia, Eileen Fisher also upcycles its own garments in-house. … [Read more...] about Patagonia has had enormous success with upcycled clothing. Could other brands follow?
“We live in a two-bedroom apartment in Manhattan. And so, like, can you imagine trying to have two kids on virtual school in a two-bedroom apartment, and then trying to do work yourself?,” he said in the story, which was posted on the paper’s website this morning. … [Read more...] about Why aspiring NYC mayor Andrew Yang upset New Yorkers with his quip about working from home
It’s already sad that many conservatives appear to be more upset about Donald Trump losing his most-cherished megaphone than they are about how he ultimately employed it. But it’s outright offensive to see the way in which they’re upset. These folks aren’t broadly picking apart the particulars of Twitter’s violent threat policy to argue Trump did not technically violate it. Rather, they’re pretending that Twitter just arbitrarily decided to ban Trump as part of a political witch hunt, and they are very mad about that fabricated reality. … [Read more...] about The dire consequences of Republicans ‘just asking questions’ about whatever doesn’t go their way
Overlapping GalaxiesThe price drop might also help consumers evaluate other devices that have played a more significant role in everyday life during the pandemic, such as noise-canceling headphones and, of course, PCs. Samsung offers devices in both of these categories, and it has been interesting to see the company highlight specific features that come alive when two devices are used together. For example the new Galaxy Buds Pro can detect when you begin talking to someone and automatically turn on their microphones to pick up ambient sound. They might also turn down the music you’re playing from the phone. … [Read more...] about Samsung is fine-tuning its Galaxy line to better take on Apple