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SOCIAL STUDIES : Iris Alonzo - Co-Founder Everybody.World

SOCIAL STUDIES : Iris Alonzo - Co-Founder Everybody.World

What happens when you see a gap missing an in industry that you excel at, that meets with a personal vision on how you would like to see environmental change happen?  You start your own thing.  That is exactly what Iris Alonzo and Carolina Crespo did after they left a shifting American Apparel.  Clients from wholesaling asked Iris and Carolina how they could continue to get their shirts after AA changed their internal structure, still wanting to work with an ethical company, so Iris and Carolina founded Everybody.World.  Creating the brand has been unique to the fashion industry.  When they wanted to...

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SOCIAL STUDIES:  Jess Hannah - Founder + Jewelry Designer of J.Hannah

SOCIAL STUDIES: Jess Hannah - Founder + Jewelry Designer of J.Hannah

When I met Jess, I knew we were going to be friends.  We cracked jokes and I knew right away we had the same sense of humor, which to me means: friend.  Not only does Jess make great jokes, she also makes incredible jewelry of through her namesake collection J. Hannah.  Pieces I would love to cover my entire body in, but as of now just my pinky finger.  I'm not sure I have ever met someone as young in years with such a knowledge for design, a deep library of influences, and a taste level better than most I...

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SOCIAL STUDIES : GINA YOUNG - Director / Playwright / Performer

SOCIAL STUDIES : GINA YOUNG - Director / Playwright / Performer

SOCIAL STUDIES: Gina Young - Director / Playwright / Performer

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SOCIAL STUDIES : Isabella Giancarlo - Co Founder + Creative Director of FLUIDE Cosmetics

SOCIAL STUDIES : Isabella Giancarlo - Co Founder + Creative Director of FLUIDE Cosmetics

What does it mean to have a company that is gender fluid?  My reasoning to make NOTO this way is because I have felt that when a universal desire ( for me it's skincare, for FLUIDE it's identity through color ) is advertised towards one type of gender, you're being sold.  One thing I love about fellow gender fluid business owner, Isabella Giancarlo of FLUIDE, is that they hold no limits on who or what they will do to express beauty.  Their branded imagery focuses on the playfulness that beauty can create rather than it's gender identity.  I believe Identity should be playful,...

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