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NYC tailor rebels against fashion waste by fixing clothes from street cart

  • New York City tailor Makayla Wray mends clothes on the streets of Manhattan from her mobile cart.
  • She’s pushing back against the fast fashion industry by urging consumers to save their old clothes and have them repaired rather than buying more.
  • Fiber from discarded clothes amounts to over 37 million tons of material wasted each year.
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Makayla Wray wants to show people that style doesn’t have to come from buying new clothes.

The 29-year-old is running her own mobile sewing shop in the streets of New York City, revamping old clothes on the spot.

People can stop by her mobile Manhattan sewing shop and drop off anything for her to revamp.

Wray has seen firsthand the piles of waste that come from big fashion manufacturers. Now, she’s urging people to save their clothes.

“A lot of people do think that fast

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