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July 31, 2009

Feminism And Fashion

Rachel Weeks only recently graduated from college, and she's taken the risk of starting her own business in a down economy.

Rachel always had a unique fashion sense, donning Go-Go boots and a bouffant up-do in her teen years. But she found that her love of fashion often conflicted with her passion for feminism. It was on a trip to Sri Lanka that Rachel realized there was a way she could empower women and create new designs at the same time. She talks with Janet Babin about her adventure starting her own fair trade clothing company.

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