I have had the opportunity to drop by the Occupy Wall Street Protests a couple of times this past week and have taken a few pictures which I am posting below.
The main idea behind the movement is to try to restore democracy to the United States and to create a better balance of wealth (currently one percent of the population controls a vast amount of the worlds wealth and resources while ninety nine percent of the population lives on what remains.) The inspiration for these protests was taken from the Arab Spring.
The concept of fighting social injustice and bringing back more power and wealth to the 99% fit into the kind of photography I have dedicated to my career to, so it has been an interesting experience for me to see these protests.
Think Boutique -There are a combination of factors to take into consideration.
Obviously each new designer must meet our ethical criteria and we currently only deal with UK based brands to help support the industry close to home but I also put a great deal of time and effort into finding brands that are first and foremost stylish, produce great quality garments that shoppers will love to wear for many years to come and that are affordable.
SG -In contrast to retailers whom focus solely on the selling of “on-trend” designs, Think Boutique stocks unique and timeless pieces.
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Think Boutique owner Victoria was interviewed for a new fashion blog here in Glasgow, Style Glasgow.
Victoria chatted all about the philosophy, ethics and inspiration behind the business so we thought we would share it with you here: Style Glasgow - Think Boutique was launched in 2010 as a platform to showcase environmentally ethical UK brands; what are the main drivers for you when choosing a new designer to add to the Think Boutique portfolio?
I actually discovered the protests several weeks ago on a midnight photography walk with my dear friend Donna Ferrato who lives near the protest site.
At the time it was just a small group of naked hippies camping out in a park (never underestimate the power of naked hippies!