Sustainable Fashion: Part Two — Upcycle your Garments

After we introduced you to sustainable manner last week and informed you about its benefits, we will give you a few suggestions about how you may really make a difference in the current blog post.

Exactly what can you do?
So knowing the negative effect of rapid fashion this, how can you make an effect? This is where sustainable fashion comes in to play.

Buy Eco Fashion Brands
Here are a few of our favourite brands promoting sustainability, waste reduction and innovation:
·Everlane — they also share production and factory stories while creating modern aesthetic clothing
·G Star Raw — these trendy jeans use Bionic Yarn; their RAW sustainable app uses organic cotton with decreased levels of pesticides and fertilizers
·Purple Impression — hands embroidered clothing combined with modern components
·Sonas Denimeach of their designs are cruelty-free and also 10% of net profits are utilized to construct an animal sanctuary
·Stormy Dreams – Making comfy confident clothing using cut to arrange and zero waste production
·The Root Collective — moral, little batch production — know the title of the people who make your sneakers
Our Marketing Director Katie sporting her sneakers by The Root Collective made by Otto
Support artisans, buy handmade
Think about your regional farmers market or other regional stores. They supply an assortment of unique, handmade products you may feel good about buying. Another terrific online resource is Etsy — a huge vintage and handmade products from all around the world. By buying handmade you don’t just support local manufacturers, you’ll also get a product that will last you much more than a delicately made, mass produced article of clothing.      

Stay current on fashion innovation

·Garments adjust as you grow – SproutFit is hard conventional sizing for infants and toddlers by creating garments that adapt as the baby grows
·Alternatives to leather — did you know there’s a sort of pineapple-based and maybe even mushroom “leather”?  
Pineapple leather hand bag — Picture Courtesy of ananas-anam. com

Secondhand Clothing — Reused and Recycled Fashion

·La Vie En Orange recycles your t-shirts into adorable cotton undies
·Even brands who have been known for their economical, quick fashion have started to innovate. Retail giant H&M has upped the ante on its own  Conscious Exclusive  collection using BIONIC, a recycled polyester derived from   plastic shoreline waste.    
·Repreve transforms recycled plastic bottles into amazing products you wear and use everyday
·Vintage and second hand companies have been growing all around the nation — take your pick!
H&M’s Conscious Exclusive Collection – Picture Courtesy of HM.com
Sustainable Fashion is here to stay. It appears that sustainable fashion has come to be as much about the product itself because the shopper’s attitude toward it. Consumers care more about sustainability and shift is occurring. Jump on the ring and make sustainable fashion a priority the next time you feel like your closet requires an upgrade.