By Rational Dress Society, May 25, 2017
“2 Women Are Turning Old Ivanka Trump Clothes Into Something You Can Feel Good About. Resist. Reuse. Recycle.” By Jamie Feldman
Citing the hypocrisy of Donald Trump’s “buy American, hire American” rhetoric ― both the president and his daughter source their products largely from China, where Ivanka Trump’s clothing manufacturer uses a factory that violated labor standards ― the Society’s founders Abigail Glaum-Lathbury and Maura Brewer have a clear message they wish to convey to the president’s daughter.
“You offer a path to women’s liberation and empowerment achieved through inspirational hashtags and pink polyester blouses,” they told HuffPost, addressing Ivanka Trump. “But your promises are empty. We reject the siren call of marketplace feminism in which freedom is measured by buying power. This so-called feminism is achieved on the backs of low-paid garment workers and working-class people everywhere.”
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