Tag: clothes

    Are clothes made from recycled materials really more sustainable?

    A growing number of brands are switching to recycled fibers but experts worry people may believe their purchases are impact-free – when that’s far from true. We’ve found for you an explanation by The Guardian what is wright and what is wrong in this sphere. Woven into your clothes is a material that takes on […]

    What is an eco-friendly fabric: a material guide

    The theme of sustainability is among the top of designers’ talks. Many people would like to switch to organic fabrics. What eco-friendly tissues are there? Many people have heard of hemp, but besides it, there is already an incredible amount of completely biodegradable materials. We’ve found for you WWD material guide. Next-gen materials are receiving […]

    Should we stop buying new clothes? Five rules of eco-friendly wardrobe

    “Fashion forms dumps very quickly”: It is really fashionable to be in eco-trend now. Such giants of the fashion industry as H&M, Adidas, Levi’s, Marks & Spencer, Nike have long been using recycling in the production of new collections, world-famous actors, athletes, models, and politicians are increasingly choosing clothing from recycled materials, and startups are […]

    Why do we have to give up fur and leather clothes, and what are the alternatives

    Ethical consumption is the result of consciousness. Usually, people don’t care what they wear is made from. But workers’ rights must be respected in production, and that production does not harm the environment and animals. Let’s read Anastasia Pokropivna, representative of the “Fur-free retail” campaign of the NGO “Open Cages,” an explanation of what ethical […]

    The time for sustainable fashion has come. How to dress eco-friendly?

    At first glance, the innocent fashion industry is one of the main polluters of the environment. Clothing production is responsible for 10% of all CO2 emissions per year. It ranks 2nd in the world in the use of freshwater, while responsible for 20% of all industrial water pollution. In addition, the fashion industry harms not […]

    Luxury brands are getting greener – in what way?

    Stella McCartney, Louis Vuitton, and other major fashion houses use old fabrics to sew new collections. Let’s get acquainted with Vogue’s story about “greener fashion.” Fashion loves to repeat itself. There is ample evidence of this – the cyclical nature of trends, numerous references to the past and fashionable nostalgia, archival reprints, and the growing […]

    Ten simple steps to being more sustainable in clothing

    Think again if you don’t believe you have the time or money to make a difference with your clothing choices. This is the main motto of the Harpersbazaar article, and we agree for sure! Let’s check it out. The idea of creating a sustainable or ethical wardrobe from scratch is, without a doubt, a daunting […]

    Opinion: can COVID-19 kill consumerism and hype culture as we know it?

    According to a Highsnobiety poll, yesterday’s hypebeasts who were queuing up for the new Supreme drop have reconsidered their priorities and believe that the pandemic will “kill” the hype and force people to buy more thoughtfully. This opinion is shared by some experts and analysts interviewed by The Business of Fashion and former Highsnobiety editor […]

    Downcycling and upcycling: how to build a sustainable wardrobe

    Let’s get acquainted with Forbes Life’s vision of building a complete, contemporary wardrobe of eco-friendly things to take care of nature. Environmental problems and overproduction dictate the trend towards conscious consumption, often called sustainable or slow, in all spheres of human life. Fashion is no exception: the era of weekly updates is becoming a thing […]

    Why people go crazy by the second hand, and brands see it a threat

    Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, second-hand was called the fastest growing segment of the fashion industry. By 2030, it should surpass the mass market, hundreds of millions of dollars are invested in it; it is worn by Kanye West and Kylie Jenner, and even fashion houses have to be considered platforms selling worn clothes. Now, […]