Do you know how much water you are wearing when you put on your favorite pair of denim? It can take up to 2900 gallons of water to make one pair of jeans from start to finish. Think about it, that is equivalent to almost 11,000 1L bottles of water.
As a sophomore in college I had no idea what to do for a career. At this time, the genocide in Sudan was getting widespread media attention. An estimated 300,000 people were killed during this conflict and during the summer of 2007 "Save Darfur" bumper stickers were common. The question I had though was, "how exactly would we 'Save Darfur'?" I stopped by a Barnes & Noble and picked up a book on Sudan to try to answer that question....
Gary White & Matt Damon, co-founders of Water.org, an international nonprofit organization, believe water is the way… to break the cycle of poverty…to protect and save lives…to make a bright future possible for all.
At first glance, the St. Roche collection is striking for it’s lovely, feminine silhouettes and incredible detail. It’s all very LA meets Paris. You can imagine the coolest girl you know wearing it on the Left Bank or on Abbot Kinney.
Sarah Faisal Ahmed, Creative Director for DL 1961, came to New York at age 17. She went on to attend graduate school at Parsons School of Design where she majored in fine arts and technology; she knows how to code. But her story began in Pakistan where the DL 1961 brand was also born.