#scfashionista: Conscious Couture's Erica Molett


Anika Jackson, Jacquleyn Aluotto, Tammara McDonald, and Staci Henderson. Photo courtesy of Si Creative.

Jacquelyn Aluotto and I recently​​

had an opportunity to take part in Conscious ​​Couture, a new-to-Houston luxury shopping event raising money to combat human trafficking. Together, we spoke on a panel about Houston as a hub of trafficking, signs to look out for and how to raise children with healthy self-esteem and make them less likely to be targeted. It was an honor to participate as a "Style Boss", a woman who uses fashion and philanthropy for good, along with many other Houstonians.

Conscious Couture is the brainchild of Dallas native Erica Molett. Since 2013 in Dallas, Neighbors to Friends Yard Sale Events (the mother company of CC) has attracted over 250 vendors and nearly 2000 customers, for a day of old-fashioned bartering, support for social causes, and family fun. When their high-end clientele expressed an unmet need to clean out their closets and make room for next season’s latest fashions, Conscious Couture was born. The event offers women exclusive access to the personal wardrobes of the designers, stylists, fashion bloggers, and trendsetters they follow.

Erica is the definition of a socially conscious fashionista. We caught up with her recently to find out more about her favorit