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20 Questions with Roxy Ortiz from Elevated Layers
Yimin Deng · March 27, 2019

“Elevated Layers, founded by style guru Roxy Ortiz, is a clothing rotation service that provides luxury and designer fashion to content creators. With the world facing a great textile waste problem—the annual textile waste of New York City alone is equivalent to 4500 subway cars—Roxy believes that content creators should adopt the sharing economy mindset to reduce waste, save money and be sustainable! Elevated Layers is committed to…”

Read the full article at Remake.

 

Episode 153 | ELEVATED LAYERS + BALANCING WASTE IN THE INFLUENCER ERA
Episode 153, Kestrel

Roxy Ortiz, the founder of Elevated Layers, to the show. A community that combats the textile waste epidemic, Elevated Layers offers cost-effective and ethical solutions that benefit influencers and high-end fashion designers

“MOST OF THESE YOUNG CREATORS JUST DON’T HAVE ACCESS OR THEY CAN’T AFFORD IT OR THEY’RE GOING INTO DEBT JUST TO STAY RELEVANT ON SOCIAL MEDIA. THERE’S ALL THESE HIDDEN PROBLEMS THAT I NEEDED TO SOLVE, AND BRING TO THE SURFACE.”
-ROXY ORTIZ, FOUNDER OF ELEVATED LAYERS…”

Listen to the podcast over at Conscious Chatter.

 

Elevated Layers: tackling excess stock with influencer marketing
Marjorie van Elven | Friday, August 24 2018

“Unsold inventory is a big issue for luxury fashion labels. While affordable and mid-range brands can make use of discounts and sales to try to get rid of excess stock, luxury brands avoid using this strategy out of fear of harming their image of exclusivity. British label Burberry has recently come under fire for burning millions of dollars worth of unsold goods in 2017. But they are far from being the only…”

Read the full article at Fashion United.

 

Startups that seek to help with fashion waste problem
Melody Puljos | August 17, 2018

In recent news, many luxury labels have been questioned as to the ethics behind many of their supply chain practices. Particularly in regards to waste and sustainability. Brands such as Burberry and Louis Vuitton have in fact come under criticism for reportedly destroying unsold items; often as a means of keeping up prices and the exclusivity…”

Read the full article at StyleFT..

 

The sustainable service every fashion blogger should know about
Arianne Siegel| September 19, 2019

For starters, “Elevated Layers is a Rotation Model initiative designed for content creators and talent agencies.” It works like this: with your monthly membership, you can choose up to 4 designer pieces to borrow during that time period. You can then take photos in them and tag the high-end brands on your Instagram. This not only saves you a huge amount of money, but ensures that you’re constantly putting out high-quality content…”

Read the full article at Seeking Millennial.

 

Show Notes – S4E5: Thrifting Elevated Layers with Roxy
Educational Thrifting with Thrifty Witches

“What Roxy wants you to know about her: she comes from a styling background and wants to close a gap in the market. She has created a sharing economy type of website that allows users to procure and share clothing, using the items as a tool by tagging quality brands to help increase their influencer reach. S​he sees true, sustainable…”

Listen to the podcast over at  Thrift Therapy Pod.

 

How Roxy Ortiz is Non-traditionally Disrupting the Fashion Industry By Combating Textile Waste
Tierney Tyan | April 2019

“What Roxy wants you to know about her: she comes from a styling background and wants to close a gap in the market. She has created a sharing economy type of website that allows users to procure and share clothing, using the items as a tool by tagging quality brands to help increase their influencer reach. S​he sees true, sustainable…”

Listen to the podcast over at Unschool.club.

 

Creating a sustainable wardrobe for new media creators
Gizelle Riley | December 2019

HERE ARE SOME THINGS WE TALK ABOUT IN THIS EPISODE…

  • Roxy’s journey and inspiration behind Elevated Layers
  • Rotating designer fashion a sustainable business model
  • How she would re-invest her last $100 in business

Listen to the podcast over at The Digital Boss Babe.

 

The Map and the Territory: Navigating the Internet’s Aesthetics in the Real World
Ana Andjelic | June 2018

Northside Festival Speaker