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Time to Upgrade Your Wardrobe? Go Green with Sustainable Fashion and Conscious Clothing-PIRKANI

Did you know what we choose to wear impacts the environment, the fragile ecosystem, and life on the planet?

The fashion industry now contributes more carbon to the ecosystem than aviation and shipping combined. If you are looking to upgrade your wardrobe this year, why not consider going green with sustainable and ethically sourced fashion options? Here are some factors to consider when choosing a conscious clothing option.

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Minimalism and Sustainable Fashion-PIRKANI

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.

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Eco-friendly clothing & innovation: addressing fast fashion issues with ethical fashion-PIRKANI

Some believe that coming back to our ancestors' ways can help us live a more sustainable lifestyle. But do we need to go back to what they wore? Well, not exactly. We can use the technological advances and scientific research as a driving force behind tomorrow's sustainable fashion industry; based around our ancestors' eco-friendly clothing.

In this article, we share how innovations help make fashion ethical and eco-friendly, with new solutions and alternatives to look forward to.

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Saving the planet with sustainable fabrics: is your closet green?-PIRKANI

If you’re new to sustainable fashion, you may have some questions: what makes a sustainable fabric? How is it different than conventional fabric? How is it beneficial for the eco-system? Our health and of farmers and factory workers who make the raw material?

In this article, we’ll share some of our favourite sustainable fabrics, why we consider them eco-friendly and how they would make a great addition to your closet the next time you’re looking for a piece of clothing.

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Did you know? Cotton production engages 100 million rural households in developing countries.-PIRKANI

Cotton is one of the most popular fabrics globally and undoubtedly the one with a long history. Despite its versatility, durability and popularity, cotton takes a lot of labour to satisfy the current demand for cotton. Because of that, the production is often outsourced to developing countries, where labour is much cheaper.

Currently, 100 million rural households in developing countries are directly engaged in cotton production. As these people are essentially powerless in the grand scheme of fashion production, they're left to be affected by any price fluctuations, rising costs of production, or the effects of climate change.

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