By Rotary International From the July 2016 issue of The Rotarian
The way Cynthia Salim sees it, the fashion industry doesn’t have much to offer a young, socially conscious woman like her when it comes to work clothes.
“The fashion industry often does ‘sexy’ or ‘fun’ or ‘hip,’ and things that encourage frequent purchases,” the 29-year-old says. “It’s very rare that the design community will design something that will make a young woman look credible and influential as well as timeless.”
Add “and is ethically made” to that list, and it becomes a tall order that Salim became increasingly frustrated trying to fill when… …read more