According to MarketWatch, foundation wear is a $12.4 billion industry (and growing). Folks can spend over 40% of their garment budget on something that begs to be thrown across the room after hours of wear. Yep. I’m talking about bras. Something that many of us who have to endure call a necessary evil. Trillian Bergmann […]
If you’re one of those intrepid two-wheeled souls who doesn’t let a little sub-zero ice and snow get in your way, you’re used to fielding incredulous questions. “How do you stay warm?” “How do you keep upright on ice?” “Do bicycles even work in the cold?” “Don’t your lungs freeze?” If you have ever asked […]
Did you know that only 3% of the world’s clothes are made in the United States? Most of what we wear is made with cheap materials and labor—which isn’t good for the environment or the health and safety of textile workers. In this world of “fast fashion,” how can we make moral, sustainable choices about […]
Do you love to ride your bike in winter? Have you discovered the secret to staying warm and dry? Or are you winter-biking curious and want to learn more? Whether you’ve been riding a bike in the winter for a long time or are just curious, come join us for Madison Winter Bike Fashion Show […]
n the Madison Civics Club for its first event of the 2017-18 Speaker Series! Elizabeth Cline, journalist and author of OVERDRESSED: THE SHOCKINGLY HIGH COST OF CHEAP FASHION will speak on the environmental and social costs of fast fashion. Lesley Sager, interior designer, activist, and founder of Merry-Go-Strong, a woman’s craft cooperative in Kenya, will […]
Tone Madison‘s Scott Gordon talks with Heru, an Oakland-raised rapper/producer and UW-Madison student, about his new EP, TheSoulOf. Subscribe to the Tone Madison/WORT-FM podcast on iTunes.