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Did you know that the fashion industry is the second most polluting industry in the world? Actress and Outfit-of-the-Day connoisseur, Lindsay Rootare, hosts The Hand Me Up Club, a lighthearted podcast about sustainable fashion that tackles how to keep your wardrobe cute and conscious, featuring conversations with fellow funny fashionistas, DIY mavens and ecowarriors about innovations in eco-fashion and the best tips for keeping old clothes fresh. Come join the club and learn how to upcycle your closet, style your future and get more than a few guilt-free shopping tips!

Hand Me Up Club Lindsay Rootare

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Did you know that the fashion industry is the second most polluting industry in the world? Actress and Outfit-of-the-Day connoisseur, Lindsay Rootare, hosts The Hand Me Up Club, a lighthearted podcast about sustainable fashion that tackles how to keep your wardrobe cute and conscious, featuring conversations with fellow funny fashionistas, DIY mavens and ecowarriors about innovations in eco-fashion and the best tips for keeping old clothes fresh. Come join the club and learn how to upcycle your closet, style your future and get more than a few guilt-free shopping tips!

    Swap Meets are now Swishing (with Sustainable Fashion Circle’s Allison Vicenzi)

    Swap Meets are now Swishing (with Sustainable Fashion Circle’s Allison Vicenzi)

    On the Season 1 Finale of the Hand Me Up Club, Lindsay talks with Allison Vicenzi, of the Sustainable Fashion Circle and Vicenzi, about her start with sustainable fashion and how the community Sustainable Fashion Circle began, and gives listeners a primer in circular systems within fashion.
    Allison also speaks to her journey with “no new stuff” and gives some great tips on how you can start buying used, upcycling and sourcing second-hand goods to become more sustainable in your life.  
    Lindsay and Allison also talk about Refashion Week, happening now in NYC!
     
    Find events and details about Refashion week at https://www.refashionnyc.org/ 
    Find Allison at https://vicenzi.co/
    To find the Sustainable Fashion Circle go to https://www.meetup.com/Sustainable-Fashion-NYC/
    Find show notes, past episodes, DIYs and more on The Hand Me Up Club website, www.handmeupclub.com and @handmeupclub

    • 1 hr 6 min
    Covering the World in Sustainable Shine: Ecofriendly Glitter (with Bioglitz)

    Covering the World in Sustainable Shine: Ecofriendly Glitter (with Bioglitz)

    On Episode 21 of the Hand Me Up Club, Lindsay sits down with Rebecca Richards, the co-founder and CCO of Bioglitz, a plant-based biodegradable glitter, to talk about the benefits of using sustainable glitz and why it’s important to not use the traditional micro-plastic based glitter. 
    Lindsay and Rebecca also talk about the future of sustainable fashion and glitter fashion, glitz’s relationship with the queer community, sustainability in LA vs. NYC, L Train Vintage, and where Bioglitz is headed! 
    Rebecca gives listeners some of her favorite thrift and vintage stores in NYC and across the country.  
     
    Find Bioglitz on Instagram at @bioglitz or online bioglitz.co
    Find show notes at more at www.handmeupclub.com and @handmeupclub

    • 29 min
    The Future of the Past: Talkin’ Vintage (with East Village Vintage Collective)

    The Future of the Past: Talkin’ Vintage (with East Village Vintage Collective)

    On Episode 20 of The Hand Me Up Club, Lindsay talks with Maegan Hayward owner of the East Village Vintage Collective about how and why the collective started in NYC and her second store located in Jacksonville, FL.  Maegan talks about the biggest differences in vintage fashion trends between NYC and Florida and speaks about how social media and Instagram are affecting the trends in vintage fashion. 
    Hear Lindsay and Maegan hypothesize about what they think the future of vintage fashion will be as fast fashion dominates the decade and get some tips on the best ways to care for vintage clothing. 
    Find the East Village Vintage Collective online at www.eastvillagevintagecollective.com
    And follow on Instagram at @evvintagecollective
    Find show notes at more at www.handmeup.club and @handmeupclub

    • 50 min
    Plus Size Thrifting, DIY and Sustainable Fashion (with Veronica Allen)

    Plus Size Thrifting, DIY and Sustainable Fashion (with Veronica Allen)

    On Episode 19 of the Hand Me Up Club, Lindsay talks with her close friend Veronica Allen about sustainability and the plus size fashion industry.  
    Veronica discusses the plus-size experience while thrifting and secondhand shops MUST-DOs to create an inclusive shopping experience. She also discusses the difference between “straight size” versus “plus size,”  her favorite budget-friendly tricks for shopping sustainably plus size in active wear, trends, and high-end luxury. As a skilled fiber artisan, Veronica also gives some amazing ideas on refreshing what you already have in your wardrobe and not getting bored with your clothing.
     
    Follow Veronica on Instagram @veronikitty 
    Find show notes at more at www.handmeup.club and @handmeupclub

    • 46 min
    All the Little Microbeads in the Bottom of the Ocean: Intro to Sustainable Skincare (with DOHM)

    All the Little Microbeads in the Bottom of the Ocean: Intro to Sustainable Skincare (with DOHM)

    On Episode 18 on The Hand Me Up Club, Lindsay talks with Dominique Flaxburg, the owner of DOHM, a handmade, eco-friendly skincare line. 
    Dominique talks about her journey into starting her sustainable skincare line, her background and passion for naturally sourced skincare and goes into detail about each of the products in her line.  
    Follow at @dohm.store or shop online at www.dohm.store 
    Find show notes at more at www.handmeup.club and @handmeupclub

    • 29 min
    Choice Based Life (with Megan Roper from Eagle Eye Shop)

    Choice Based Life (with Megan Roper from Eagle Eye Shop)

    On Episode 17 of The Hand Me Up Club, Lindsay talks another Queens sustainable jewelry maker, Megan Roper, from Eagle Eye Shop! Through Eagle Eye Shop, Megan upcycles found and vintage fabrics into one of a kind, unique earrings.

    • 23 min

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