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Sustainability Awareness Week 2021: esa New York presents Halima Garrett of Threads of Habit
In this workshop, master-thrifter and designer, Halima Garrett, will describe the importance and craft of upcycling. She will give advice for identifying materials that can be upcycled and take the audience through a short upcycling tutorial to show how it is done in a way that minimizes waste and maximizes utility and style. Ms. Garrett is the founder of Threads of Habit, a New Jersey-based outlet offering bold, eccentric, and unique vintage pieces.
Sustainability is a key component of FIT’s mission and is embedded in the college’s curriculum and operations. During virtual Sustainability Awareness Week, we invite our community to learn about recent innovations from leaders in the industry, FIT students, faculty, staff, and alumni; experience FIT’s efforts to make a positive impact on the earth; and discover new ways to live with a smaller footprint.
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