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Jul 6, 2017
Canadian International Wine Product of Canada

Canadian Blush

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Now that Canada is mid-way through the sesquicentennial Confederation year parade, goodergoods asks the question -- do our souvenirs represent Canadian values?
Podcast
Jun 26, 2017
Chromatic Geography exhibition photo: Kelly Okamura

Dying for Colour

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A colourful world has a cost. Kelly Okamura explore dyes at the Chromatic Geography exhibit in Toronto with Kathy Hattori, Founder of Botanical Colours in Seattle.
Podcast
Jun 12, 2017
emoticon-zipping mouth

Unzipped

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Kelly Okamura has a birthday and reflects on when to keep her ideas to herself and when to let them fly. (Hint: in this podcast, she does the latter.)
Podcast
May 30, 2017
Omni Woods on Design Forward runway

Making judgments in a glance

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Kelly Okamura attends Design Forward, a new sustainable fashion competition and finds she wants more than a passing glance from a conscious runway show.
Podcast
May 16, 2017
Urban spring flowers

Fashionably late for Mother

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What to buy for the important woman in your life? Change-making a commercialized holiday that marks a reverent personal day for mums and sons and daughters.
Podcast
Apr 10, 2017
JP Gualthier Denim Jacket

Dressing For Time

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Time pressed consumers want easy answers to the complicated question of what makes a garment that matters.
Podcast
Mar 14, 2017
upcycled denim and fibre from Peggy Sue Collection

Blue Fashion goes on Whale Watch

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Who knew that an exhibit about whales could have a fashion component? And, blue news from Toronto’s fashion week. Ethical/eco-fashion on the runway.
Podcast
Feb 22, 2017
Honest Ed's

A Fond Farewell to Honest Ed's

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Sharing memories of bargain buying at Honest Ed's, North America's first discount retailer, and the man behind the iconic retail experience.
Podcast
Feb 6, 2017
Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Dress like a woman in a Red Chick Year

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Kelly Okamura responds to the new White House dress code for female staff, explores the hashtag #dresslikeawoman, and gives style advice for the astrological yin year of the Chinese Fire Chicken.
Podcast
Jan 24, 2017
Pink sweatshirt

Wearing pink

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Pink reflections on the Women's March. Pussycat hats and choosing feminist fashion attire.
Podcast
Jan 5, 2017
Tree ornaments: Moose, crystal + WISH

Full disclosure buying

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Kelly Okamura goes on a final shop at Honest Ed's, passes on bargains and owns up to buying an artificial tree.
Podcast
Dec 11, 2016
Holiday tree

Dressing for the tree

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Shopping for Christmas presents -- showing your love for debt?
Podcast
Oct 30, 2016
"Secret Path" illustration by "Jeff Lemire", "Final Home" by "Kosuke Tsumura"

Windbreakers: A chilling coat tale

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Dressing for post-Halloween in "Final Home," and remembering Chaney Wenjack in the bitter cold through the "Secret Path" project.
Podcast
Jul 26, 2016
hijab, art installation,

Real world runway

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The cancellation of Toronto Fashion Week could be a good thing. In this episode of gooderGoods, Kelly Okamura explains why.
Podcast
Jun 27, 2016
100in1dayTO, Wanted: Textile Waste,

Citizen Intervention

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Diverting Textile Waste via 100-in-1dayTO Citizen Intervention
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May 24, 2016

Waste Wanted

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Textile waste expert Sabine Weber says your one sided sock and holey towel need a better place to end their life cycles than the landfill.

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