#OITNB's Yael Stone on Why She Shops Sustainably (and on Modavanti)

 Image Credits: PopSugar, Netflix

Image Credits: PopSugar, Netflix

Although in her day-to-day life, Yael Stone doesn’t wear the bright red lipstick that her character Morello does. She describes her approach to fashion and style as low maintenance and she literally wears her idealism on her sleeve.

“I try to wear designers who work within fair trade regulations and who manufacture in environmentally sensitive ways and still produce gorgeous clothes,” says Stone. “I think people like Carolina K do that, as well as websites like Modavanti. They help point me in the right direction.” 

In clothing, Stone loves color, texture and architecture. Imagination and originality in fashion inspire her. “I love seeing people out in  the street or in a fashion context where something really authentic, exciting or dangerous is being expressed.”

Read the full article in Abolish Magazine.

Jesse Ayala

New York, New York, USA

Developing social good and value-adding products, Ayala seeks to enhance culture and behavior through experiences that address both macro- and micro-level problems. This mantra has led Ayala down an non-traditional career path, linking fashion, technology, performance art, media, education, community building, and design. Ayala has been honored by the Huffington Post and InStyle magazine for innovation and style in the digital new economy. Ayala is the co-founder and Creative Director of Modavanti.com.