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Les Merveilleuses: The Rebellious Women of 1795 France
Les Merveilleuses: The Rebellious Women of 1795 France
Let's take a trip back in time, to the year 1795, in Paris, France. Times were drastically changing; the French Revo...
Genderless Fashion and an Introspection on the Female Body
Genderless Fashion and an Introspection on the Female Body
For centuries, clothing has been a reflection of community and a depiction of the complex cultural shifts that tak...
Fetish-Wear and Pride: The History Of and Debate Between
Fetish-Wear and Pride: The History Of and Debate Between
At the beginning of June, President Biden took to Instagram to wish his followers a happy Pride Month. Although simi...
UPCYCLING - Giving a Second Life to the Sari
UPCYCLING - Giving a Second Life to the Sari
Vintage saris are getting reused in many creative ways today. Contribute's writer, Allyna, spoke with three bran...
Carbon Offsetting -  What does it mean?
Carbon Offsetting - What does it mean?
What are carbon emissions? Carbon is everywhere – in the air we breathe, the food we eat, the clothes we ...
The Good Map of D.C.
The Good Map of D.C.
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What is Circular Fashion?
What is Circular Fashion?
April is Earth month - a month when we take time to reflect on our lifestyle choices and take action to live Green. ...
Talking Textiles with Tara St. James
Talking Textiles with Tara St. James
Behind every clothing item you wear is an origin story. The textile starts from a source like a plant or animal whic...
Let's Talk About Fruit Fibers!
Let's Talk About Fruit Fibers!
Words by Allyna Wilson       Image for Moss and Fog  The phrase “you are what you eat” is taking on a whole new mea...
Say Hello to: Selva Negra
Say Hello to: Selva Negra
Words by Allyna Wilson                       Bold colors, contemporary designs, and ethical practices are some of the...
Behind The Scenes: How do we choose our brands and designers?
Behind The Scenes: How do we choose our brands and designers?
Words by Joelle Firzli and Allyna Wilson From the beginning, TRIBUTE has made sustainability and conscious-buying...
A Chat with Farrah Skeiky on Punk Culture in DC
A Chat with Farrah Skeiky on Punk Culture in DC
Words by Allyna Wilson  Hard Art, DC 1979 by MacKaye, Perkins, Rollins, Photo by Lucian Perkins A lot of publicatio...
Welcome to ConTribute, our biweekly blog that will take you beyond the surface of our boutique.
Welcome to ConTribute, our biweekly blog that will take you beyond the surface of our boutique.