When we discuss fashion’s effect on the environment, we rarely look to our everyday chores as the culprit. When we carelessly wash our clothes, we diminish their quality against the advice right before our eyes. We weaken the elastic, the cloth, and the overall durability. By understanding how to treat different fabrics and garments we can tackle the negative environmental effects of fast fashion as we wear our clothes longer and don’t feel the need to buy more. Read more →
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Concerned about the clothing crisis? Repair the clothes you wear.
There are many benefits to repairing your clothes. It saves you money! Constantly replenishing your wardrobe burns a huge hole in your wallet. Buying or borrowing a sewing kit is an investment into a sustainable wardrobe. Read more →
Concerned about the clothing crisis? Upcycling makes your old look new.
Tired of throwing out clothes you used to love and spending a small fortune to replace them? Fear not; all you need are fabric scissors, a needle, some thread, and your old clothes. Read more →
Top tips for tackling fast fashion and building a sustainable wardrobe
The fashion industry is the second largest polluter in the world. As fast fashion slowly claims more of the planet’s resources, it’s vital that we begin making the switch to more sustainable fashion. Read more →