Lindsay Brown is a Vancouver writer, civic activist, and designer. Her book on Vancouver’s Habitat Forum conference of 1976, the world’s first global meeting on human settlements, will be out in September 2015 with Black Dog Publishing. She is the communications director and co-founder of Commons B.C. This article has been updated and abridged from a posting on the website of her sustainable textile company, Ouno Design.
Fashion and dispossession in East Vancouver.