14 Sustainable Fashion Facts That Will

14 Sustainable Fashion Facts That Will

14 Sustainable Fashion Facts That Will Blow Your Mind We’ve all looked back at photos and thought… what was I wearing? What was once trendy quickly becomes a fashion faux pas we regret later in life. Leisure suits and layered t-shirts. Dresses and skirts were worn over jeans. And don’t forget that awkward era of bucket hats and...

7 Reasons To Recycle Clothing

7 Reasons To Recycle Clothing

7 Reasons To Recycle Clothing list of seven reasons why thrifting and recycling clothes is important and provides tangible impacts on not only the earth but society as well. Saginaw Mi With the recent rise of modern hipsterism and a rapidly growing environmental movement, many millennials have moved toward a more sustainable way of living. Initiatives such...

Fashion contributes to 10 percent of

Fashion contributes to 10 percent of

Fashion contributes to 10 percent of humanity's carbon emissions Fast fashion has a devastating impact on the environment. Here's what you need to know before heading to Zara this holiday season. The fashion industry is responsible for an alarming 10 percent of all of humanity's carbon emissions. Eighty-five percent of all textiles are trashed each year, ending up...

2nd Hand shopping, once stigmatized, is

2nd Hand shopping, once stigmatized, is

2nd Hand shopping, once stigmatized, is going mainstream. ‘It’s better for the environment, my wallet and morals.’ When Julie Ghatan opened Dovetail in 2008, she could tell when customers entered her boutique in Chicago’s Noble Square neighborhood without realizing much of the clothing and accessories were vintage, not new merchandise. “You could just see it click on...

Why you should stop buying new clothes

Why you should stop buying new clothes

Why you should stop buying new clothes The fashion industry is one of the most polluting industries in the world, producing 20% of global wastewater and 10% of global carbon emissions – and it’s estimated that by 2050 this will have increased to 25%. A staggering 300,000 tonnes of clothes are sent to British landfills each year. The fast fashion business model, first developed...