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Living on the streets at 17, each and every day was hard. I didn’t know when or where my next meal would come from. I didn’t know what was going to happen at night, sometimes there were people firing gunshots around me or there were days where it would rain suddenly. All of these things made life very difficult.  

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  Denim has been a staple in many people’s closet. It is stylish and chic and remains a classic fashion item. The denim jacket goes back over 200 years when it was used as uniforms for the US Army and Navy. It was therefore viewed as a garment worn by respected people. Many years on, however, this image would mould and change until denim would ultimately represent a form of casual rebellion.   . . The denim jacket made one of its biggest marks on the world when American singer Bing Crosby wore an all-denim ensemble in the 1950s and was...

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Children should understand injustice and the mechanisms through which it persists. They must able to identify when they or others are mistreated and have the tools to reject it. Most of all, they should know that we all share the responsibility of fixing what is broken and unjust in our world. Here at Camarades Wear, we not only support fashion with a cause, but we like to shed a light on people who share this sentiment: be curious, imaginative and bold. . Activism isn’t just for adults and teens. Here are some young Activists Who Are Changing the World:  ....

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Being well-dressed is a discipline and a lifelong learning curve. And yes, I do know that “a uniform” is the holy grail of modern style. It says you know who you are and what you want to project, all condensed into a single outfit with whatever exclamation mark added in the form of the perfect accessory. . But uniforms can adapt: see Kate Moss, Stella Tennant, Emmanuelle Alt, and Inès de la Fressange, who all constantly recalibrate their stylistic affiliations while staying true to their essence. Static style, on the other hand, is the sartorial equivalent of having your face...

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Camarades recently travelled to Johannesburg, South Africa to meet with Twilight Children and hear the stories of its homeless youth. We met with Catherine MacDonald and Emily Langa, two women who have devoted their lives to supporting their local community. We met youth who were homeless and often had to drop out of school because they didn't have the basic necessities such as money for transport or basic accommodation to study and sleep. . "These children, who grow up to be youth, wish to grow up to be something in life. Their home circumstances force them to go to the streets where there is no...

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