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Thread of openness weaves TedX talks together

Jen Wike

How we represent what we think and feel with what we wear is the passion behind Marissa Heyl's company, Symbology Clothing. She argues that because our clothes are 'ready to wear', we are not only disconnected from the clothing-making process itself, but also from the people whose well-being is dependent on the living conditions and wages provided by their work. If we demand higher-quality clothing, we also ensure a better life for our clothes-makers. How?

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