- Fast Fashion & Climate Show All
Fashion accounts for around 10% of greenhouse gas emissions from human activity, but there are ways to reduce the impact your wardrobe has on the climate.
Companies like Zara, Forever 21, H&M, and Boohoo make cheap, disposable clothing, but the cost is higher than we think.
“IF A PIECE OF CLOTHING COSTS YOU $19.99, THAT MEANS THE PERSON WHO MADE IT WAS PAID 19 CENTS”
Clothing is the fastest growing waste category creating a huge environmental problem.
Can fast fashion exist in a more sustainable world? The answer is complicated.
At a time when sustaining our planet is at a crucial point, this documentary aims to show how we can keep our wardrobes sustainable and eco friendly.
The fast-fashion business model itself is the very antithesis to sustainability.
Disposable clothes, often made from oil, in factories powered by coal, and shipped around the world, mean that the apparel industry contributes 10% of global emissions.
Is it possible to create beautiful clothing that doesn’t imperil the environment?
- Sustainable Fashions Show All
SUSTAINABLE FASHION // (what you need to know)
It’s easy to assume that shopping more consciously inevitably means spending more. But, as the Vogue team has found, paying a premium for a garment doesn’t necessarily make it a more ethical or sustainable purchase. So, how to adopt more sustainable shopping habits on a budget? Keep reading.
If you’re interested in living more sustainably, I’ve listed 20 essential terms that are used in the sustainable and ethical fashion world:
Does it mean local production, emerging designers, rented clothes, organic cotton, or clothing made from recycled bottles?
If you don't think you have the time or the money to make a difference with your clothing choices, think again
The fashion industry needs a serious reboot, and making a difference can start with simply adjusting your shopping habits and paying attention to what’s on your clothing labels. Below, five ways you can work toward a more sustainable lifestyle.
Unpicking the issue of fashion’s harmful environmental impact.
"It is clear that consumerism is killing our planet"
It’s time we see our clothing as indispensable items that should be taken care of instead of thrown away after one wear.
We’re at the dawn of a new era of textile innovation, writes Clare Press. As designers and scientists are coming together to conjure up materials that are kinder to Mother Earth, what does this mean for the wardrobe of the future?
- Ethical Fashion Show All
The rise of fast fashion and media coverage of inhumane corporate practices have spun a debate around today’s fashion industry and the sustainability of its business model.
As the world is bombarded with an unending supply of dirt-cheap clothes, ethical fashion activists are voicing their concerns regarding the fashion industry’s sustained exploitation of human, animal, and natural resources.
Here are a few initial resolutions to inspire a new, more sustainable way to dress:
It's time to embrace sustainable fashion. Helping the environment, people and animals doesn't mean you can't have style.
We list ethical certification schemes that you can trust.
The terminology around sustainable fashion can feel confusing. Here’s what to look out for if you want to buy better.
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