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Trash The Runway Recycled Couture Fashion Show

Trash the Runway - Recycled Couture is putting on a fashion show for students in grades 6-12 with sustainability in mind. The annual event is organized by the Common Threads... Read More

Instagram Thrift Accounts Helping Sustainable Fashion

Due to the coronavirus pandemic and subsequent lockdown, many young shoppers used to visit clothing stores now shop online on their phones. Instagram thrift accounts raise awareness about sustainable fashion... Read More
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Great Lakes Thrift Store Opens up on Kalamazoo Mall

Great Lakes Thrift Store Opens up on Kalamazoo Mall

A new vintage clothing store Great Lakes Thrift is opening up on the Kalamazoo Mall in southern Michigan. It offers a great selection of T-shirts, jeans, sweaters, and accessories for... Read More

Definitive List of 44 Different Types of Fashion Styles

What are the best fashion styles and how to choose yours? Fashion is a very popular art form, aesthetic, vehicle for self-expression, and creativity, especially in lifestyle, apparel, footwear, and... Read More
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Second-Hand Clothing is Much More Than a Sustainable Trend

Second-hand clothing may seem like the latest trend for sustainable fashion. But buying and selling old clothes isn't new, even if these eco-friendly practices have been rising in popularity recently.... Read More

Vagabond Shoemakers Recycles Post-Consumer Shoes

The Swedish shoe brand Vagabond Shoemakers recycles used shoes to reduce waste thanks to innovations. You can bring your old shoes to your nearest Vagabond store for reuse or recycling.... Read More
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designer clothing

Zalora Partners With Vestiaire Collective

Fashion retailer Zalora just closed a partnership with Vestiaire Collective to offer used designer items on its online platform. The eCommerce giant announced the partnership in May 2020. Zalora is... Read More

American Red Cross Clothing Donations

One of the best ways to be more sustainable with clothes is to donate clothing you don't wear anymore. The American Red Cross is an amazing place to donate used... Read More
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store buying

Pre-Owned Fashion Now Available at Walmart

Walmart just partnered with ThredUp to offer second-hand clothing on its website. It's a great step for more sustainability in the fashion industry. With its new pre-owned fashion category, Walmart... Read More

Vatrina: Egyptian Graduation Project for Sustainable Fashion

The COVID-19 crisis is an unprecedented crisis that pushes more sustainability in the fashion world. Egyptian students also understand the complex issues present in the textile and apparel industry for... Read More
Vatrina: Egyptian Graduation Project for Sustainable Fashion
the nu wardrobe

The Nu Wardrobe Affordable Clothes Sharing App

Meet The Nu Wardrobe (Nuw), affordable clothes sharing app and community founded in Dublin Ireland, that aims to enjoy fashion while reducing waste. Clothes swapping has become a very popular... Read More

How to Discard Old Clothes Responsibly in 2020

  The fashion industry has a catastrophic impact on the environment. The way we produce and consume clothing today isn't sustainable or ethical. Post-industrial and post-consumer textile wastes are piling... Read More
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fashion show

Why is Upcycling Clothing Important for the Environment

If you are decluttering your closet or moving out to a new place, you may wonder what to do with pieces of clothing you don't wear anymore. Donating, selling, recycling... Read More

What To Do With Clothes You Don't Want

Whether we are moving out to a new place or decluttering our closet, getting rid of unwanted clothes is one of the best ways to simplify our life. But we... Read More
old used clothes
Social and Environmental Benefits of Upcycling Clothing

Social and Environmental Benefits of Upcycling Clothing

Upcycling is a growing business. Particularly in fashion, brands, designers, and consumers are now expressing a regained interest for upcycled clothing. It has many social and environmental benefits. The process... Read More

Why is Upcycling Clothing Better than Recycling

People are getting more interested in upcycling clothing. Recycling is more commonly know and often practiced by fashion consumers. It's a great way to be more sustainable with clothes. What... Read More
recycled handbag
linen fabric

How Do You Know if a Fabric is Linen

If you've just received clothing, sheets, furniture made of linen as a gift, or if you're planning to purchase them at a second-hand shop, vintage market, auction, fashion fair, you... Read More

How Old Do Clothes Have to Be to Be Vintage?

The second-hand clothing market is growing quickly. More and more people are buying old and vintage clothing as well as shopping in resale shops. Purchasing used clothes is becoming fashionable... Read More
How Old Do Clothes Have to Be to Be Vintage?
used blue denim

Is it OK to Wear Second-Hand Clothes?

Second-hand clothing is getting trendy once again. More people now buy and sell clothes in thrift stores, vintage shops, and online resale marketplaces. Wearing second-hand clothes is an amazing way... Read More

Is it Better to Donate to Goodwill or Salvation Army?

Whether you are decluttering your home or moving, donating your unwanted items to Goodwill or Salvation Army is a great option. It not only protects the planet by reducing pollution... Read More
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fur coat

How To Help The Fashion Industry

The fashion industry is the second-largest polluter globally. It has a catastrophic social and environmental impact. It creates massive amounts of pollution, waste, and greenhouse gases. And it exploits workers... Read More

Can Vegans Wear Silk?

Vegans don't use animal products. Especially in diet, they don't see animals as commodities. They don't eat meat, eggs, or dairy products. They also don't wear fur or leather. But... Read More
silk green woman dress
pink dress

What Are The Alternatives To Fast Fashion

I never paid much attention to how my clothes were being made. Soon after I started to learn about the disastrous impact of fast fashion, I tried to find the... Read More

10 Ways To Keep Your Clothing Out Of Landfills

Clothing is piling up in landfills at an alarming rate. The fast fashion industry, overproduction, and overconsumption of cheap disposable clothing are responsible for tons of textile waste, land, air,... Read More
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upcycled skirt

What Does Upcycled Clothing Mean

The demand for upcycled clothing is rising. There is a regain interest in upcycling clothes among conscious consumers and in the fashion industry as a whole. And that's excellent for... Read More