Wearing ‘Christian’ Clothing Sets You Apart, for More Reasons than One

 Former Victoria's Secret model Kylie Bisutti has shifted her interest in fashion, recently designing and launching a Christian-clothing company, God Inspired Fashion. The items range from skinny jeans to dresses, modest tanks for summer to a blazer for winter. "God-inspired clothing," says Bisutti, "is making it easier for Christians to share their faith and God's love. And that’s really what the world needs right now." I once worked at a coffeehouse with a woman who was n … [Read more...]

Where Should Christians Buy Clothes?

The relatively recent food movement toward local, responsibly produced, and unprocessed foods is one example of a broader social movement afoot. We're moving beyond simply conspicuous consumerism. People realize that their purchases matter and that realization has naturally extended into how we buy clothes.And that leads to a certain tension. Should I buy only fair-trade clothing? Should I avoid fast fashion chains (like Forever 21 and H&M) that are said to use exploitative labor? Is it … [Read more...]

Does Fashion Matter?

Did you receive numerous lectures about the importance of wearing a dark suit for job interviews?Did you ever buy a certain piece of clothing because you were convinced it would help you fit in?Did you ever feel pride in wearing your team’s jersey on Friday at school?Have you ever written off a bar as "too hipster" only because of what its patrons wore?Have you ever felt humiliated because you realized your shirt was sheer?Have you ever felt superior because you knew you were … [Read more...]