Buying clothes is something that we all do but have you ever thought about what conditions allow us to acquire new clothing at such cheap prices? This is a typical characteristic of a fast fashion piece. Read more about what fast fashion is in our article here. Here are eight documentaries that explore the state … More Eight Eye-Opening Documentaries about the Fashion Industry
Whether you wear your clothing to express your culture, identity or personality, the pieces you wear are works of art on your bodies. That being said, a piece of clothing cannot be beautiful if the garment worker who sewed it together was not being paid a fair wage, was underage or if the dyes used pollute our waterways. There are so many aspects of the fast fashion industry that are unsustainable and unethical, which enables them to produce their garments at such a quick rate.
Here are five tips to help you have a more sustainable wardrobe.
Fast fashion is associated with disposable fashion. In many cases, the pieces purchased are no longer ‘in style’ and thus end up at the back of a closet, never to be used again. These soon end up in the bin, get sold at prices as low as 99p on eBay or get donated to charity shops. From the bin, these pile up in landfill. … More What is Fast Fashion?