Carla Robertson, who is near-sighted, has always struggled to find glasses, dreaming of someday designing her own. When she became pregnant with twins, she realized it was now or never. “I harnessed my second trimester hormones and made it happen!” she says. Her twins are now two years old, and her quirky-cool sunglass line has become something of a cult favorite. Here, she talks to FAUBOURG about slow fashion, color hunting, and finding inspiration in faded socks.
As anyone who has even half-heartedly Googled “sustainable fashion” can tell you, making sense of the “eco-friendly” label is especially confusing when it comes to clothing, often producing more questions than answers: Should I be wearing vegan sandals this summer? Should all my t-shirts be organic? Do I need to donate all my yoga pants? Can I have a glass of wine now?