Thrifting Minds
Thrifting Minds
Thrifting Minds
Join Mary and Dom in this introductory episode of "Thrifting Minds" where the two sit down and discuss their passions for all things thrift, while expressing their hopes and goals for the future of fashion.
Episode 12: Say Their Names
[DISCLAIMER: This episode contains depictions of violence.] In this episode, Dom and Mary take a break from talking fashion and clothes to discuss the everpresent state of violence and injustices across the country. Resources and stories shared in this episode: Shelly Frey's story: https://www.huffpost.com/entry/these-black-women-died-in-police-encounters-and-they-may-never-get-justice_n_567971c4e4b014efe0d6ca0f Kayla Moore's story: https://www.eastbaytimes.com/2018/03/27/judge-throws-out-case-of-transgender-womans-in-custody-death/ Tony Mcdade: https://www.hrc.org/blog/hrc-mourns-tony-mcdade-black-transgender-man-killed-in-florida Brayla Stone: https://www.hrc.org/blog/hrc-mourns-brayla-stone-black-transgender-girl-killed-in-arkansas @welp_512 Where to donate and who to follow: https://marshap.org/about-mpji/ https://transequality.org/about @TransgenderLawCenter Where to get the latest conservation news: Conservation.org
Aug 11
1 hr 8 min
Minisode: What's Happening?
Dom and Mary are back to update our listeners on everything that's been going on with them since our last episode. They talk about the power of protesting and taking a stand, the beauty of slowing down, and navigating our day to day lives in 2020. Enjoy! Resources from this episode:  @thriftedfeels- https://www.instagram.com/thriftedfeels/?hl=en https://unsuppressedvote.com/
Jul 29
37 min
Minisode: Inspiration Everywhere- Airport Addition
Before traveling restrictions were put in place, Mary and Dom sat down and discussed their love for fashion-on-the-move. More specifically, Mary and Dom talked about Airport fashion: the good, the bad, and all those styles in between. They also discussed the environmental impacts of air travel. So, if you're missing exploring the globe, hopefully this episode gives you some inspiration for whenever it's time to take off next! 
May 11
21 min
Episode 9: Live or Dye
On this episode of Thrifting Minds Dom and Mary update each other on social distancing, how they're staying inspired, then dive into this episode's main topic: dyes. They cover their most fascinating discoveries about dye and then discuss how different dyes affect our environment in many different ways. We hope you enjoy!  Resources from this episode:  The Secret Lives of Color by Kassia St. Clair here.  Washington Post here. BioFriendlyPlanet here.  Organic Dye here. 
Apr 7
56 min
Updated- Minisode: Inspiration in Repurposing
In this minisode, Dom and Mary discuss people and businesses that inspire them to create and repurpose in new and innovative ways. We hope it helps you get inspired, too!  Instagrams and resources mentioned in this episode: https://www.austincreativereuse.org/ @pyschic.outlaw @kseniaschnaider @reprintandrepurpose @repurposefullyclothed
Mar 21
23 min
Episode 7: Cotton- the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
In this episode of Thrifting Minds Dom and Mary get into the nitty-gritty of one of the most dominant fibers in history: cotton. They discuss the environmental impacts of cotton, the concerns around the pesticides used in cotton, and finally about the positive impacts of organic cotton. Enjoy! Resources from this episode:  https://www.theworldcounts.com/ https://ejfoundation.org/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_one-dollar_bill Sustainable Fashion and Textiles by Kate Fletcher (Book) https://www.organiccotton.org/
Mar 12
51 min
Episode 6: New Year, Same Cause!
On this very first episode of 2020 Dom and Mary sit down at get real about climate change. The two share facts and heartfelt stories regarding the devastating wildfires in Australia, the concerns of climate change in general, and then bring it back to the fashion industry’s part in hurting and helping the planet. This Episode’s Featured Fabric: Poly(Lactic Acid) Dom’s Published Work!!! http://voyagedallas.com/interview/meet-trailblazer-dominique-kirven/ https://www.visualxivmagazine.com/product/issue-no-4 Instagram: @thriftingmindsatx Email: thriftingmindsatx@gmail.com How To Help: Australian Red Cross: https://www.redcross.org.au/ GIVIT http://www.givit.org.au/items-needed Lush “All The Wild Things” Koala Soap https://www.lushusa.com/shower/bar-soap/all-the-wild-things/9999901950.html How to Help Victims of Australia Fires: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/01/06/world/australia/help-australia-fires.html Resources: “Hell At your Back Door: Australia Fires”: https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/10717076/australia-fires-video-family-trapped-firestorm/ Clara Vuletich, designer and sustainable strategist: CLARA VULETICH designer and sustainable strategies https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WXOd4qh3JKk Alyssa Lau, founder of New Classic Studios:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fw40Ge_PMwA Link to New Classic Studios: https://newclassics.ca/ The Global Wildfire Research: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/energy-environment/wp/2017/06/29/despite-global-warming-scientists-find-that-wildfires-are-actually-burning-less-land/ Patrick Woodyard of Nisolo https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mPM9lhackHw Sustainable Fashion & Textiles: Design Journeys by Kate Fletcher https://hpb.com/products/sustainable-fashion-and-textiles-9781844074815
Jan 29
1 hr 7 min
Episode 5: 5 for 5
Dom and Mary sit down to reflect on 2019 and to share their goals for the coming new year. Tune in to hear what Thrifting Minds has in store for 2020 and to gain some personal inspiration along the way. 
Dec 31, 2019
26 min
Episode 4: Changing the Game | Featuring Conner DeGraffenried
Dom and Mary update the listeners about Treasure City Thrift and review local Texas fashion shows. Then, our hosts sit down with Conner, a innovator in sustainable fashion and a current Fashion Merchandising student, to talk about the problem of clothing waste, how some designers are changing the fashion game for a better future and so much more! Instagrams: @thriftingmindsatx @thriftedfeels @connericolette @fmatxst Facebook: Thrifting Minds (@thriftingmindsatx) Email: Thriftingmindsatx@gmail.com
Nov 22, 2019
57 min
Episode 3: Local, Local, Local | Featuring Treasure City Thrift
On this episode of Thrifting Minds, Dom and Mary sit down with some local experts to talk about the day to day life at their local thrift shop, how to reach out to your community, how to collaborate with non-profits and more!  Websites, Links, and Events mentioned in this episode:  treasurecity.org  allgo.org ("a statewide queer people of color organization")  Casamarianella.org ("Casa Marianella welcomes displaced immigrants and promotes self-sufficiency by providing shelter and support services") Treasure City Birthday Bash: October 26th!  Treasure City *Free Market*: last Sunday of every month, from 1:00 pm-3:00pm! 
Oct 5, 2019
45 min
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