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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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You’ve been given the gift of time on iOS 14 changes. Don’t waste it.

Apple has delayed the rollout of its new tracking rules to “sometime in 2021.” 

This is great news for the app developers and publishers who were scrambling to get ready for the big switch, whereupon users must grant explicit permission in order for apps to track them and store their data. It was set to be – and still will be – a massive blow to the app makers who rely on high-value, IDFA-targeted ad placements as the primary source of revenue. 

But rather than sit back and breathe a sigh of relief and twiddle your thumbs for the next few months, this is the time to sit up and get busy. 

We’ve written about the 5 things that publishers must do to adequately prepare for the changes, and those basic steps of course still apply. (For a more detailed list and guide, go here.) After those steps are complete,

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