Leather is a very controversial material when it comes to the sustainable fashion community. While some praise it as a natural material, others critique the overall environmental impact, carbon footprint of leather production and animal cruelty.
However, what is often forgotten is the sheer amount of fashion waste of leather products and their potential to be turned into recycled materials. Leather can be recycled to produce timeless and durable leather pieces with a much lower environmental footprint. Here's how.
If you've landed on this article, chances are you're thinking of how to become more sustainable with your fashion choices. Unfortunately, the internet is full of statistics and sometimes conflicting information about the fashion industry. It can seem almost impossible to become truly sustainable when it comes to filling your closet with clothes.
While you'll need to make some changes to shopping habits, it's not the uphill battle some people portray it as. We're sharing four of our top tips for embracing sustainable fashion. Spoiler alert: it's minimalism.
What is the environmental impact of the clothes you wear? This is a question more, and more of us have been asking ourselves. Sustainable fashion has massively risen in popularity over the last decade, as we are choosing to buy sustainable clothing trends rather than cheap fast fashion garments. What’s behind this rise of sustainable fashion? And what role do the youngest generations play in it?
Humans do not have a crystal ball and thus predicting future isn’t easy. However, given our unsustainable practices and with scientific calculations, we can predict with much certainty that deadly consequences for our planet are just on the corner.
We’re looking at a few of the unsustainable aspects of our lives and the cost that they’re having on our planet. With the help of IPPC’s latest report, we’re also taking a look at where our world could be in 30 years and how we can change that outlook.
One thing that puts people off eco-friendly apparel is the idea that it’s more expensive. We know it’s easy to get caught up in the sticker price in the moment. It’s worth stepping back and considering the cost in context. How long will the garment last you? Is it a long-term investment? Does it spark joy and make you feel happy with your decision? Is it the same price as what you spend on takeout?