Rooted Botanics

After observing the waste and unsustainable practices while working in the fashion industry, Sarah Arch and Allie Feldman decided to do something about it by starting Rooted Botanics, a fashion brand that gives ethically sourced vintage pieces new life through natural dyes. Both Sarah and Allie are dedicated to thoughtful sourcing, purposeful education about the history of natural dye, and creating beautiful garments while developing a business model designed to remain at a human scale. The relationships they have forged with plant dyes continue to advance a paradigm shift in the fashion industry - a shift that ultimately downplays harm and amplifies joy.

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Topics Covered:

  • Discovering Natural Dyes
  • Waste in the Fashion Industry
  • Greenwashing and Microplastics
  • Health Benefits of Natural Dyes and Fibers
  • Embracing the Beauty and Unpredictability of Natural Dye
  • Learning and Growing Into Slow Living

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Original music by John Kingsley @jkingsley1026

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