Giving fashion a second chance for just $1

The words thrift store and boutique don’t always go together, but in Tomball many say they do. Julia Bellaflores Blake worked in the fashion industry for many years as an expert tailor. She noticed that there are so many thrift stores and so many good, quality clothing items being thrown away, because they were missing a button or just needed a small alteration. Blake decided to start refurbishing clothing. She opened Fashion Revisited as a way to keep useable clothes from ending up in a landfill. Blake fixes up each item and…

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Marginalised child: Will Nirmal, the daughter of a woman who irons clothes, get a chance to study in Delhi University?

It is 1:30 am as I sit down to type this. It took me 15 minutes to fill out the Delhi University Admission Form, which is an achievement considering that it took other people almost an hour. There’s a simple reason for this: most people prefer to fill the form in the morning or the evening with their parents peering over their shoulders telling them to “apply ECA Indian Music” for a prize they won in Class 4. Not me, though. I started working on the DU Admission Form at…

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