Nicole Abene

Students at NYU Launch “Sloth,” a Campus Thrift Store to Slow Consumption

by , 03/25/12

Celia Reingold, Sarah Ferguson, New York University, NYU, NYU Sloth, thrift stores, vintage clothing, vintage fashion, secondhand clothing, slow fashion, consumerism, eco-fashion, sustainable fashion, green fashion, ethical fashion, sustainable style

If you love scouring thrift stores as much as we do, you’ll find Sloth and the ideas driving it genius. Inspired by their studies, two students at New York University are launching a secondhand store in Washington Square that they are going to make into a community experience. With the help of a $4,000 Gallatin Student Resource Grant, they plan on leveraging the school’s global network for social activism and change through Sloth. Click ahead to read more about their vision that challenges traditional models of retail.

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  1. Green Joy March 25, 2012 at 7:03 pm

    Wow. These guys really are the “future.” They’ve put serious thought into the entire aspect of the business and the greatest thing about them is that the motivation and passion is there. Kudos to these students, we need more of them out there. Cheers.

    Juan Miguel Ruiz
    GreenJoyment.com

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