Category: Sustainable Fashion

Overproduction

Fashion production is generating 10% of all greenhouse gases. Each year, 80 billion garments are produced, that’s 400% more compared to 20 years ago. As you can imagine, this has very harmful environmental, social, political, and economic implications. Long gone are the seasonal collections designed, produced, transported, and sold (then discarded – more on that … read more

What is Upcycled Fashion?

Creatively repurposing materials to make something new. Can also be called: Repuposed Zero Waste Reclaimed Reused Reworked & many more. Basically, turning trash into treasure!

How Did We Get Here?

When and how did we all start treating clothing like a disposable good? To sum it up: Industrialization, Copy-cat Culture, and Outsourcing.

Upcycling is…

Upcycling is more than reuse (discarded objects or material) in such a way as to create a product of higher quality or value than the original. Find out here.

Fighting Social Injustice with Online Shopping

Instead of feeling overwhelmed by all the social injustices happening around us, use this opportunity to make changes. As the theme is “A Call for Social Justice in the Digital Economy” here are some tips on how to fight social injustice through your online shopping habits.