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Sustainable Fashion at And We Evolve!

“What if instead of buying more, we took care of what we already owned, borrowed or rented what we wanted to try, and bought only what we loved?” The Resource Exchange is crushing on these amazing women making sustainability in Philadelphia fashion a priority! Meet co-founders of And We Evolve, Liz Funk and Alisha Ebling. “And We Evolve is a Philadelphia ecommerce community that is pioneering ‘community-supported apparel.’ The goal is to inspire women to change their shopping habits, by building their wardrobes primarily with secondhand pieces, and supplementing with new athletic gear, intimate apparel, and occasional ‘trend’ pieces as necessary. This will ease the … Continue reading

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Customer Samantha’s Infinity Scarf… and more!

“I went to The Resource Exchange for the first time a couple weekends ago and was so delighted with the materials I found there that I wanted to share some photos of what I ended up making with what i bought: an earring holder (using a frame and netting) and an infinity scarf (using the $1/yd sale fabric)…Anyway, the staff were very friendly during my visit and I was impressed with the organization of the space, quality of the selection, and the affordable prices–thanks for being awesome! I’m looking forward to going back and bringing my crafty friends as well.” … Continue reading

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Another Manfa Sewing Sunday!

Sam Wittchen does it again!  We’ve posted her creations before, and had them in the store for POST this weekend, but they’re just so cool we can’t stop!  Sam bought this vintage silk with orange, gold, and olive flowers from our store and made this skirt just in time for fall!  Read about the process of how she made it and other creations on her blog, MANFA.  

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