While investing in new trends can help elevate your style and give you a serious confidence boost, have you ever considered the impact fast fashion is having on the environment?
The unfashionable truth: How fast fashion is costing the earth
The clothing industry is broken, it is the second most polluting industry in the world producing 10% of all humanity’s carbon emissions.
Washed up: Are you looking after your clothes sustainably?
Being a ‘sustainable’ clothing owner doesn’t stop the moment you buy the product, and in fact the most active part you can play comes after you get your gorgeous new garments home.
Could seaweed save us?
At its current rate, the fashion industry is predicted to take up 35% more land (115 million hectares) to grow fibers by 2030
Greenwashing: Who are they trying to impress?
Greenwashing is a marketing ploy by companies to trick people into believing they are doing more to protect the environment than they really are.
Problematic polyester: Post-consumer recycled vs. virgin polyester
Polyester fibers can take up to 500 years to degrade, yet every year around 75 billion more pieces of virgin polyester clothing items are created.