I believe most people would act differently if they knew how devastating the traditional fashion and textile industry is to the people involved and to the planet. This post is about how you can get started changing your habits by three simple strategies: Reduce, Reuse and Rethink.
This week consumers all over the world will hopefully have experienced posts on social media and events in major cities asking the question: Who made my clothes? Which is one of the questions Fashion Revolution wants consumers to ask their brands in order to demand transparency and decent human rights in an industry they call exploiting, opaque and damaging. During the same week major retail and fashion stores launch their mid-season sales. What a contrast! Continue reading to learn more about the Fashion Revolution organization, working conditions of textile workers in Bangladesh and how to become more conscious in your shopping.
Clothing and how we carelessly consume it has tremendous impact on the environment. I say it is about time we dust off some old habits in order to make each piece live as long as possible. According to businessoffasion.com and National Geographic the fashion and textile industry is the second biggest polluter only outcompeted by the... Continue Reading →