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What is the problem with Fast Fashion?

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What is the problem with Fast Fashion?

Have you ever thought about where your clothes come from when you buy from large retail stores? Or who made them? Like most of us, you probably just haven't thought about it. Or maybe you just have, but you haven't been exposed to what happens in Fast Fashion practices. You're not alone, finding a new shirt that costs less than your coffee at Starbucks can seem like a great thing at the time, until you find out the true cost behind it all. So you may be thinking, what exactly is "Slow Fashion" vs "Fast Fashion." 

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What is Ethical Fashion? 6 Things to Look for.

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What is Ethical Fashion? 6 Things to Look for.

“If you describe something as ethical, you mean that it is morally right or morally acceptable.”  -Collins English Dictionary What is Ethical Fashion? Ethical fashion is a fairly new idea, coming into the light in the last several decades with the new awareness being brought to the mainstream of deadly sweatshops, chemical pollution and child labour.  A new era of ethics in fashion has been born with companies and customers craving sustainable and heart-friendly ways to dress.  In looking at what makes clothing ethical you can start from the beginning of the process of manufacturing and work you way through...

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What does Eco Fashion Mean?

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What does Eco Fashion Mean?

So, what does Eco Fashion mean? According to wikipedia, Eco Fashion is “a part of the growing design philosophy and trend of sustainability, the goal of which is to create a system which can be supported indefinitely in terms of environmentalism and social responsibility.”     This is true, of course, but let me put it into a simpler sentence for you. Eco-fashion is a way to reduce your carbon footprint, support fair farming techniques, and look great. Choosing Eco Fashion does not mean that you have to sacrifice style. Many people associate natural fibres with scratchy, itchy, unflattering, and...

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6 Steps to Spring Clean and Green Your Closet.

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6 Steps to Spring Clean and Green Your Closet.

Some easy-tricks to cleaning out your your closet! Follow these 6 steps to simplify your Spring-Cleaning routine and help you de-clutter with ease! Remove your old toxic clothes and add in some fresh bamboo clothing too!

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5 things to look for when shopping for Ethical Fashion.

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5 things to look for when shopping for Ethical Fashion.

 Are you thinking of switching over to the Ethical Fashion? I know it can be a bit confusing... the odds are, you've probably bought a top from an Ethical Fashion shop without even knowing it. Whether you're brand new to the Ethical Fashion world, or have already made the switch; here are 5 things you should be looking for when you're shopping for Ethical Fashion.  1. They Use Slow Fashion Practices. Look for brands that support "Slow Fashion." To sum it up, look for brands that focus on quality over quantity, are thoughtful about the environment, and are fair to...

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