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

Posted By Nicole Abene On March 25, 2012 @ 12:10 pm In Accessories and Fashion,Design,Features | 1 Comment

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 [1]

If you love scouring thrift stores as much as we do, you’ll find Sloth [2] and the ideas driving it genius. Inspired by their studies, two students at New York University [3] 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 [2]. Click ahead [4]to read more about their vision that challenges traditional models of retail.


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[2] Sloth: http://www.facebook.com/NYUSloth

[3] New York University: http://www.ecouterre.com/nyu-students-eight-bubble-dress-is-an-air-purification-system-you-can-wear/

[4] Click ahead : http://www.ecouterre.com/nyu-students-launch-sloth-a-campus-thrift-store-to-slow-consumption/

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