Local Outfit Challenge

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Inspired by the One Year, One Outfit challenge, I am challenging myself to create a locally sourced and made outfit over the next year, and I invite you to join too! The challenge is to create a 3 pieces from local materials and skills. … more

What Real (not Greenwashing) Circularity in Fashion Looks Like

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“Circularity” has become a big buzzword with sustainability and while it can represent a new, important shift in the industry, it’s also used in misleading and deceptive ways. We need brands to go deeper and make real, holistic changes that aren’t just for marketing and press coverage. If a brand truly cares about reducing their impact and waste and helping build a better industry they need to be looking at the entire supply chain and life of the garments.

What It’s like to Produce Garments in a Pandemic

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Manufacturing clothing here in the Philippines in the midst of a global pandemic has compounded every challenge we already faced as a less than two year old garment manufacturing business. Fighting industry standards to give more power and better profit to Filipina workers is a monumental task even in the best of circumstances- a global pandemic just added to our list of obstacles!

Spring/Summer Capsule Wardrobe 2021

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This capsule is not only built around comfort and working from home, but I’m also chatting in the video about weight gain and pieces that can accommodate fluctuating weight and body changes. Items in my Capsule Tops Teal bra/cropped tank – Free Label (read … more

Everything to Know about Dress Rental – Why, How, & Tips for a Perfect Fit

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Special event dresses are expensive and often only worn once or twice – what a waste! Here’s why renting your next formal, prom, wedding, or party dress is a wonderful idea for your budget, style, and the environment, plus how to make sure you get a great fit.

5 Vegan Leather Alternatives to PU and PVC & are they Sustainable?

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Sustainable Vegan Leather Guide The ongoing debate of which vegan leather alternatives are the most sustainable is, well, ongoing.  We all understand at this point that traditional leather, usually made from cowhide, isn’t necessarily a debate around sustainability but about ethics (although leather is … more

A Spring 333 Capsule for Work AND Weekends

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Can you have both office-appropriate and casual weekend clothes in one capsule? Yes! Contributor Gabby Robles has an easy guide on how to build a Project 333 capsule for all occasions.

100% Natural, Plastic Free & Compostable Clothing

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Looking for the elusive unicorn of totally natural, 100% plastic-free, and biodegradable clothing? I’ve found some options! Most clothing, even if it says 100% cotton, shouldn’t be composted as we don’t know if it actually safely biodegrades. However there are some brands who make biodegradability a top priority – using organic fabrics, natural or certified non-toxic dyes, natural trims and components, and even biodegradable elastics!

10 Clothing & Dress Rental Services

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To go along with my video all about clothing rentals, here are some places that you can rent everyday wear as well as special event dresses and even maternity clothing!

24 Zero Waste & Deadstock Clothing Brands

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Millions of tonnes of clothing and textiles end up in the landfill every year but some brands are finding solutions and changing how we view textile “waste”. Here are over 20 zero waste, upcycled, and circular clothing brands.

The Cycle Of Secondhand Fashion – What Happens to Our Unwanted Clothes?

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It’s time to understand the journey of secondhand clothing post-export: the salvage market. Where the salvage market thrives is within developing countries that are willing to take in millions of tonnes of “stuff” every year via shipping containers. These items go for resale in street markets and usually small shops run by marginalized communities.

The Two Major Problems The Secondhand Industry Is Facing (That We Have The Power To Solve!)

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Contributor Jazzmine Raine digs into what effect the growing interest in secondhand fashion is having on people and the environment – are we swapping unsustainable shopping for something better?

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