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Black Hollywood Live Picks Our Iesha Dress As A Sustainable Fashion Must-Have

Podcasts are all kinds of awesome and we are really enjoying hearing others just totally get it when it comes to sustainability and fashion. Black Hollywood Live talked sustainable fashion and picked our Iesha Dress as a fashion must-have. We and everyone that has made it our bestseller totally agree. Click here to listen to the podcast. And if you're wondering, after listening to it, why sustainable clothing is so expensive, give us a second to explain. We pay our makers fair wages. Tabii Just clothing is made in NYC by skilled workers who get paid time-off and who work under safe, ethical conditions. This means we pay more for their labor. We are a-okay paying more for labor when...

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The American Fashion Podcast with Juliette Donatelli Totally Gets Tabii Just

We love the folks at Manufacture New York and their American Fashion Podcast is no exception. We were so delighted to hear Charles Beckwith perfectly explain what Tabii Just stands for and why we do what we do. Click here to hear the full podcast. Their guest was Juliette Donatelli and she's a bit of a rock star so it's worth a listen either way.

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Fabric Shenanigans

Fabric Shenanigans
One of my favorite parts of designing Tabii Just is exploring the fabrics from Preview Textiles. Every once in a while, I pay Laura, one of my favorite ladies, a visit. I shop from Preview's excess fabric room. That's where they keep all the excess stock and off-cuts. This is where I find the gems. Maybe someone ordered a certain color and the mill printed the wrong color. Or maybe they ordered 200 yards and the mill send 250. I peruse all these excess yardage and find the special ones that I think work with the Tabii Just aesethetic. I take waste and make it beautiful again. It's one of my favorite activities to do.  

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