Xpress Magazine

Through the Lens of Sustainable Fashion

Illustration by Chloe McDaniels

Karishma Patadia

October 5, 2019

From layering patterns and mixing fabrics to combining various cultures into an outfit, fashion is both a form of art and visual expression. However, fashion also contributes to major outlets of exploitation and overproduction across the world.  Fast fashion promotes the overconsumption of manufacturing cloth...

Reduce, Reuse, Restyle

Reduce, Reuse, Restyle

Carlos Mendoza

October 5, 2015

Hair stylist Lexi Hernandez prepares model Kelsey Hernandez’s hair before the San Francisco Sustainable Fashion Week Green Glam Fashion Show in San Francisco Friday, Aug. 28, 2015. (Alex Kofman/ Xpress)   By Carlos Mendoza [dropcap size="50px"]A[/dropcap]s the room darkened, shades of floresc...

Kosher, that’s how they roll

Catherine Uy

December 8, 2014

The air is somewhat cold and there is an intoxicating scent of fish and salt water. Inside the South San Francisco warehouse is a beehive of activity: people answer phones, work on their computers, some with hairnets carry large coolers. There is a fresh catch in from Hawaii, a shipment of kampach...

Green Roofs give San Francisco a sustainability edge.


October 31, 2011

By Sage Kemmerley Photos by Elijah Nouvelag They sit silent on rooftops and cling quietly to walls. They sneak into small corners of concrete and spread out over thousands of square feet. They’re here, and they mean to stay. From above, these patches of green and bright colors that dot the cityscap...

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