The True Cost: A Reflection on Production

On Thursday, November 11, Cornell Thrift and Cornell Organization for Labor Action hosted a movie screening and discussion on The True Cost, a documentary about the dangers of the fashion industry’s overseas production. The event was a reminder that fair trade and ethical sourcing are important steps to making a healthier world.

Staying Warm with The Hardy North

We all know them, the ‘do it all’s’ as I say. These are the kids who are never satisfied with what’s on their plate…there’s always room for more. While we normally see them in the classroom or in extra-curriculars, they exist in the startup world too. A shining example is the team at Collegiate Sun:…

The Hardy North – Gage Hunt ’14

  What is the mission of The Hardy North? The Hardy North reminds college graduates how far they’ve come and inspires confidence in where they’re going.   How did you come up with the idea for THN After founding our first business, Collegiate Sun, we noticed a peculiar lack of high quality garments in college…

From the Sheep to Fashion Royalty

  “Experiment as much as possible, do as much as possible, fail as much as possible. Eventually you will succeed” – Mac Bishop ’11       Since starting at Cornell, Mac Bishop ’11  has explored a passion for entrepreneurship, fashion, and creativity. He got his start with entrepreneurship in sophomore year we he started…

Art, Fashion & A Button-Up StartUp

Ideas come to us at different times and different places – you constantly hear about the ‘dorm room entrepreneur’ these days as inspiration may even strike us in our pajamas sitting in Donlon Hall. This scenario happened to one Cornell entrepreneur only he was sporting a button-up shirt.   In his sophomore year, Mac Bishop…

Marianne Dorado’s Unfair Advantage

WHO:           Marianne Dorado WHERE:     NYC, NY WHAT:        FSAD 2014 STARTUP: Unfair Advantage Think the fashion world is dictated by massive conglomerates and uptight Devil Wears Prada designers? Well evidently not to Marianne Dorado, a senior in Cornell’s fashion management program who has launched her own clothing company…