Sew & Tell

Premiere DateJan 6, 2012
Categories Media Talk
00:00 DJ Marie (Underneath: Then It's White The Field)
04:02 Interview with Benita Singh of Source4Style
10:16 DJ Marie
11:13 Song For The Winter Sun The Loom
13:47 Weighty Ghost Wintersleep
16:43 Winter Vacation The Subjects
20:20 DJ Marie
21:19 Interview with Benita Singh
25:48 DJ Marie
26:33 Snow In Venice Elizaveta
29:51 Snow Lion Ft. Feist Readymade FC
33:26 Winter Rose (Tim Goldsworthy Remix) The Bees
40:37 DJ Marie
41:25 Interview with Benita Singh
49:20 DJ Marie
49:56 November Was White, December Was Grey Say Hi
53:04 Finish

It’s the first week of 2012, and what better time to focus on nutrition? And not just dietary – nutrition in every area of our lives. On today’s Sew & Tell, we’ll hear from someone who’s helping to keep the fashion industry healthy through an exciting new website. Benita Singh, along with Summer Rayne Oakes and Elizabeth Cloyd, recently launched Source4Style, an online marketplace for sustainable textiles that serves both suppliers and designers. Source4Style is also an incredible educational resource, and on today’s show, Benita shares some about the company, the fabrics they currently offer, the future of sustainable textiles, and some exciting new design initiatives that exhibit the changing face of global fashion.

Plus, I have a very “cool” playlist today, dedicated to winter. You’ll hear tracks from The Loom, Wintersleep, The Subjects, Say Hi, The Bees, and even a song featuring guest vocals by Feist. An action-packed show gets your year off to a great start, here on BTR!

Source4Style Online Marketplace
(Photos by Shawn Brackbill)

The Founding Members

Summer Rayne Oakes and Benita Singh

*Also, be sure to check out the Source4Style Trend section to learn more about sustainable fashion resources, and visit the IOU Project and Maiyet for some examples of gorgeous, ethically-sourced garments. Plus, don’t forget to check out Mike Strock’s Kickstarter page for info on the mouth-watering chocolate project Payá Pacá, and a chance to help get him started!

(Photo by Scott Munn)
Jan 19 – Hunter’s Ale House – Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
Jan 20 & 21 – Tide and Boar Pub – Moncton, New Brunswick
Jan 24 – Mercury Lounge – New York, NY
Jan 25 – Glasslands Gallery – Brooklyn, NY

Say Hi
(Photo by Jenny Jimenez)

(Photo courtesy of Elizaveta Myspace)
Jan 24 – Red Room @ Cafe 939 – Boston, MA
Jan 25 – Joe’s Pub – New York, NY
Jan 27 – Jammin Java – Vienna, VA
Jan 29 – Tin Angel At Serrano – Philadelphia, PA

Host Britt
Britt (formerly DJ Marie) has a passion for all forms of art, as well as for the creative process. She has a BA in Communications/Theater and a Post-Bacc in Photography from Maine Media Workshops. Britt began…