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     Lizzie Mcguire you are an outfit repeater. popsikle shop Miranda Sanchez. Kate Sanders Hilary Duff

    Kate Sanders, you are officially irrelevant. The Lizzie McGuire Movie came out in 2003, I was a 13-year-old girl obsessed with everything Hilary Duff, Disney & Pop Culture. How I remember Y2K being was, it was the decade of learning superficiality. If we all weren’t watching Paris Hilton, we were refreshing PerezHilton.com for the next stream of gossip. But hey, it wasn’t all bad. Y2K was the start of Social Media (thank God for Tom & his MySpace). We all learned how to selfie, had top 8’s & Marketing to the younger generation took on a whole new meaning with the internet.

    In the early 2000s, fast fashion was reaching a whole new high. Consumerism was something we all did and didn’t care to think of the long-lasting effects of what we consume. As that decade rolled out we rolled into the most harmful fast-fashion decade of our History.

    “While people bought 60% more garments in 2014 than in 2000, they only kept the clothes for half as long.” - McKinsey & Company, Ellen MacArthur Foundation

    For 10+ years we learned to grow a habit of consuming and tossing. Through this consumer habit, Big Business learned how to cheapen their clothing products, manipulate/abuse human labor & filled our air with toxins we all now breathe. Being aware of this I started Popsikle Shop in 2012 after attending 2 years at FIDM, I learned that the only consistent thing about the Fashion Industry is that they were creating their own demise with the direction they continued to walk in.

    It’s 2021 and I’m here to tell you all, “My name is Crystal Rey and I am the Queen of Outfit Repeating.” To prove this to you, I will show you how to style one Mustard Turtleneck & one pair of Vegan Doc Martens in multiple ways. I hope this inspires you to challenge your style and what you can do with it!


    With all my Love & Heart
    Crystal Rey
    IG - @yourgemcrystalrey
    Professional Personal Stylist Crystal Rey Melendez shows you how to style a mustard turtleneck in multiple ways using my thrift & vintage shop.
    Professional Personal Stylist Crystal Rey Melendez shows you how to style a mustard turtleneck in multiple ways using my thrift & vintage shop.
    Professional Personal Stylist Crystal Rey Melendez shows you how to style a mustard turtleneck in multiple ways using my thrift & vintage shop.
    Professional Personal Stylist Crystal Rey Melendez shows you how to style a mustard turtleneck in multiple ways using my thrift & vintage shop.
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  • Comments on this post (21 comments)

    • Lainey says...

      (@colorsofthelainbow) I’m trying to find staple pieces that I can incorporate into my style to rotate! jeans and sweaters are great for that!

      On February 06, 2021

    • Lainey says...

      I’m trying to invest in staple pieces that can rotate easily in my wardrobe.

      On February 06, 2021

    • Selina says...

      i try my best to reduce textile waste by shopping on apps such as depop and wearing clothing that no longer fit my family members!

      ig: @selinauhh

      On February 06, 2021

    • Allison Smith says...

      I’m trying to avoid buying things for one-off occasions. If I can’t rewear it multiple ways – I’m not buying it. It makes me more thoughtful in what I buy because I am more interested in the pieces that I do end up purchasing rather than just buying something that looks good for one day. Also, I end up keeping things longer because I wear them more! (IG: al.smith6)

      On February 06, 2021

    • Serenity B says...

      Hi! Loving this article <3 My insta handle is @xoxo.saturn and I try to decrease my textile waste by donating my old and unused clothing to homeless shelters or give them to my little cousins so they have more clothes since they’re always steadily growing. I also thrift shop a lot of my clothing pieces so I don’t contribute to fast fashion companies like Forever 21 but also thrifting is super fun!

      On February 06, 2021

    • Alex Elizabeth says...

      My insta is @alex_.elizabeth, I try to reduce fashion waste by turning old clothes into new ones instead of just throwing them out. Ex, I had a cute pair of high waisted black ripped skinny jeans, but I was wearing them for a job when I ripped the knee hole so bad it basically made it a pair of shorts 😂, so I did just that and cut them so it have a stylish pair of ripped black shorts

      On February 06, 2021

    • Daenarah says...

      IG Name: @mothnferns I really try reducing textile waste by using what I have for as long as possible, which usually involves a lot of repairs, alterations, and tailoring on my part to keep everything looking it’s best!

      On February 06, 2021

    • Ash says...

      I’ve been reducing my personal textile waste by thrifting when I can, and buying secondhand clothing from online shops like Depop and other places like that. Before I buy a piece of clothing I always make sure it’s not going to be a one time use, and that it can go with multiple items of clothing. I’ve also recently pulled our old sewing machine out of my basement in an attempt to learn how to fix up old clothing that doesn’t fit any more (mostly two small since I gained my freshman 15 in college). I also like to give clothing to friends or take their old clothes. I have a long sleeve shirt a friend gave to me secondhand in high school that I still wear almost every week.

      IG: ash._.cat

      On February 06, 2021

    • Heather says...

      To try to reduce my textile waste, I have recently (as in just in this past year) started to support small businesses and go thrift shopping instead of heading to the mall and, therefore, supporting fast fashion. I have also been donating my clothes since I was a little kid and I used hand-me-downs from my sister for years and still continue to do that with some of my mom’s clothes!
      ig: @_heather_strom_

      On February 06, 2021

    • Charlie says...

      I try to reduce textile waste by shopping second hand, and giving clothes to people directly (as opposed to donating to thrift stores since sometimes things can get thrown away)
      A_big_rat is my Ig :-) <3

      On February 06, 2021

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