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Sustainable fashion on a budget

The fashion industry is one of the biggest polluters in the world and the amount of waste from fast fashion overwhelms landfills left and right. Though buying clothes from sustainable brands is a great ethical option, cost remains a significant hurdle for many clothing consumers. A plain white shirt from Patagonia, a brand known for its sustainable practices, is $40, while H&M’s fast-fashion equivalent goes for half of that. Sustainable fashion seems like something that is not accessible for those on a budget, but it can be. Here are some tips on achieving sustainability while serving looks on a dime.
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Power ranking 2010s fashion trends

The 2010s may have only ended a couple of years ago, but I still can’t help but reminisce or cringe at the fashion pieces we all decided to wear. Many people view the last decade as the worst era of fashion, so it’s only right for us to power-rank the most iconic and popular fashion pieces.  
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5 lessons we learned from coming-of-age films

As an enthusiast for coming-of-age movies, I was guided through my teenage years by the films under this niche genre as they prepared me for adulthood by illustrating the journey of characters who were at the same stage of life as me. Whether the movie is funny, sad or romantic, I believe there’s something to be learnt from each of them.
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Clog Report: Student gains summer freedom, ends up doing basically nothing

Spring semester is finally over and many students have moved back home for the summer season. It’s usually a great time to spend with family, catch up with friends or enjoy time outside while the weather is warm. But UC Berkeley sophomore Nathan Todo has a different story. He’s spending June through August in his hometown of Deslit, CA, where he’ll end up laying in bed and staring at his walls every day, just like the last couple of summers. 
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Tips, tricks for selling clothes online

Selling clothes online is a perfect example of putting the first R in the adage of “Reduce, Reuse and Recycle” into practice. Your forgotten clothes can be rehomed and become someone else’s treasured item. Also, selling clothes online can also help you make some extra money (talk about a win-win situation here!) If you’re just getting started, here are some of my tried and tested ways to boost sales!
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