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Affordable, Sustainable Fashion: Borrowing & Swapping - Aisling, Nuw

Affordable, Sustainable Fashion: Borrowing & Swapping - Aisling, Nuw

Update: 2020-10-12
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Episode 37 is with Aisling Byrne, the founder of Nuw, formally known as The Nu Wardrobe. Nuw is a clothes sharing and swapping app, set up to tackle fast fashion's problems like pollution and workers' rights, which we chat about in full in this interview!


Follow Nuw on Instagram @wearenuw, Twitter or Facebook for sustainable fashion inspiration and info on worker's rights. 


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  • (02:25 ) Aisling introduce's herself and her background.

  • (09:20 ) When the idea behind Nuw sparked.

  • (15:10 ) How the app works.

  • (23:40 ) The difficulty of finding plus-sized clothes when thrifting, and how Nuw is working to overcome it.

  • (27:05 ) Plans for bringing menswear on to the app.

  • (29:45 ) Crowdfunding.

  • (33:50 ) How to upload clothes to the app.

  • (39:10 ) Where the line falls by supporting slow fashion and not causing a loss of jobs by boycotting certain companies.

  • (47:20 ) Closing thoughts.

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Affordable, Sustainable Fashion: Borrowing & Swapping - Aisling, Nuw

Affordable, Sustainable Fashion: Borrowing & Swapping - Aisling, Nuw

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