You Can Wear Just One!

       Being a product of a Catholic girls’ school, wearing a uniform every day was just part of the deal. I  didn’t have to think about what to wear, and it wasn’t until after graduation that I really got influenced in the mode of wearing 365 styles/365 days.

       This uniform thing gotten a new twist from a Brooklyn designer with her launch of The Uniform Project  in May.  The goal for Sheena Matheiken is to wear only one dress for one year, as a statement of sustainable fashion–making do with what we already have, and as a yearlong charity fundraiser for the Akanksha Foundatin, a grassroots group supporting education in India.


A sample of variations

A sample of variations

Actually, for laundry reasons, it’s seven identical black dresses, that can be accesorized in an array of different accessories, like scarves, vests, leggings, etc.  It’s a simple tunic style, that can be worn either front or back, made from a breathable cotton that can span seasonal changes. Monetary and fashion accessory donations are gladly accepted, so go to the website for more info.

       As of June 23, over $2,700 has been raised. Way to go, Sheena!


About got2care

A Midwest, big-city Cultural Creative feminist, who believes that caring and creativity go together. Interests in my blogs can include: the green lifestyle, writing, educational reform, literary topics, and being creative.
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