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The Conscious Cut

The Conscious Cut

By The Conscious Cut
Hello world! The Conscious Cut is a podcast created by two friends in the Pacific Northwest who are passionate about conscious living. Each episode will explore the women of color point of view on life and style with local guests who support the Black, Indigenous, People of Color community. Join in on the journey every 1st Wednesday of the month. Follow us on Instagram @theconsciouscut.
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Making Fashion A Force For Good
Happy New Year, World!⁣ ⁣We're kicking off 2022 with a very special guest - Ayesha Barenblat, CEO and founder of Remake, a sustainable fashion non-profit organization that's on a mission to change the industry’s harmful practices on people and our planet.⁣ ⁣Through education, advocacy and transparency, Ayesha's vision for Remake and the fashion community is to make sustainability accessible and inclusive to all.⁣ ⁣For more on Remake, visit
January 05, 2022
A Conscious Call to Action
Before we wrap up 2021, let's take a trip down memory lane. We recap some of our learnings on this journey, and share stand out episodes. We hope that we've inspired you to “be conscious” at the beginning, middle and end of every year from here on out. We’ll start with the top three episodes that resonate with you all the most...
December 01, 2021
Inclusivity & Sustainability
Fashion Activist, Adam Montelongo dropped in to let us know what inclusion looks like (and doesn't look like) in sustainable fashion - as well as how one can get into this segment of the industry when it seems like the odds are stacked against you. Tune in for the full scoop. It's a good one!
November 03, 2021
For the Culture
In this episode, we caught up with Mustapha Samateh to break down the difference between cultural appropriation and appreciation in fashion.
October 06, 2021
Fashion Outcast
We caught up with Norissa White-Issacs, a recent college graduate and fashion designer, to find out what it is like to launch a career in fashion in Seattle. Tune in for the tea and to weigh in on the state of fashion in the city.⁣
September 01, 2021
Finding Your Perfect Fit
With us on this episode is special guest Nics Asawasudsakorn, the founder of @lovanie - a slow fashion brand for petite women, made locally in Seattle from eco-friendly materials. We talk about everything related to petite fashion - her path to finding the perfect fit, the design process and what serves as her inspiration.
August 04, 2021
Growing A Legacy
Our guest is Emily Tzeng, part owner and operator of Local Color Farm and Fiber, a small farm in the Puyallup Valley 40 minutes south of Seattle. She joins us to chat about the importance of diversity in agriculture, and the influence environmentalism and social justice has on sustainable farming.
July 07, 2021
Why Your Skin Health Matters
Our guest is Erica Smith, the owner and artisan behind the Seattle-born wellness brand - Earth Essentials by Erica. Using natural and organic herbs and oils, Erica handcrafts products that heal the mind, body and soul and helps us tap into the power of nature in beauty and wellness.
June 02, 2021
The Value of Intentional Design
Hello world... We're back! We had the pleasure of chatting with Khadijah Fulton, the founder of White/Space Jewelry. Our topic? Designing with intention and its value - in the marketplace and community. Looking to connect with Khadijah Fulton? Head on over to or @whitespacejewelry on Instagram.
May 05, 2021
A Friend of the People
Hello world! Special guest, Dustin Winegardner of @arvingoods joins us to discuss the importance of allyship and activism within sustainable fashion. He drops gems, jokes and a special surprise for our listeners. Shop clean socks at, and use discount code TCC20 for 20% off your purchase.
April 07, 2021
The Art of Holistic Health
Hello world, we’re back with episode three of The Conscious Cut! Here with us is special guest Dr. Christine Bowen, an Naturopathic Physician. We explore the topic of holistic health, and why nurturing your mental health is just as important as your physical health - especially in marginalized communities. Kick back and take notes!
March 04, 2021
How to Save the World on a Bad Day
Hello world, we’re back with episode two of The Conscious Cut! Here with us is special guest Kimmy Klassen, an Environmental Scientist and Sustainability Consultant. We dive into Kimmy’s work: the Sustainability Theorem, addressing eco-anxiety and why this came to be her answer to the environmental call for action. She's on a mission to save the world and leaves us with tips on how we can too - even on a bad day. Grab a pen and paper, press play then kick back and be conscious with us.
February 03, 2021
Introducing . . . The Conscious Cut
Hello world! Welcome to the very first episode of The Conscious Cut, a podcast where we keep it real about sustainability. We are your hosts, JeLisa of The Stylist Way & Ny of Saat Beauty. In this episode, we share more about ourselves and our journey. Take a moment to kick back and be conscious with us.
January 06, 2021