Etsy’s purchase of Depop shows that eco-conscious fashion could threaten fast fashion retailers.
Some designers, makers and consumers are imploring us not to stop sewing after the pandemic because of the potential for utilitarian, psychological and environmental benefits.
Black Friday sales reveal fast fashion extremes. But how does it affect the planet?
We interviewed consumers about ethical fashion choices - they were well intentioned but overwhelmed. There are, however, some good sources of information for conscious shoppers.
Fast fashion is far from green. But the rapid expansion of online clothing resale platforms could help shrink the garment industry’s negative impact on the environment.
Coronavirus has shifted the mood in society, and the fashion industry should strike while the iron is hot.
The social and environmental costs of rampant consumerism are becoming ever clearer, and we’re all encouraged to use less and recycle more, but how can we shift more sustainable model?
The Oscars red carpet saw two glamorous examples of couture that is better for the planet - but were they truly sustainable?
The meeting of canvas and rubber that began in the 1830s still inspires crowds to queue for the latest pair. Sneakers are now big business and high fashion.
Your fashion choices can help build a sustainable future – here’s how.
There is no solution to the unethical, unsustainable fashion industry – yet
While fashion companies and governments are making commitments to reduce fashion waste, consumers have an opportunity to push them to act more quickly.
Zara, a fast-fashion clothing company, recently pledged to produce its line using only sustainable textiles. But it is not enough to curb the company’s significant impact on climate change.
A new clothing recycling process can counter the environmental costs of fast fashion.
Making more sustainable fashion choices doesn’t require a massive lifestyle change.
Consumers are only benefitting from cheap clothes at considerable cost to the environment and by exploitation of a poor, vulnerable garment workers.
Sewers with attitude are tackling fast fashion one stitch at a time.
Water pollution, toxic chemical use and textile waste: fast fashion comes at a huge cost to the environment.
People who see themselves as conscientious consumers often buy items made by companies that violate their values because it’s hard to keep that information in mind.
Our behaviour is far more selfish than we might like to believe.