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How to be a more sustainable fashion consumer (+ why it’s important)

Thanks to #SecondhandSeptember I’ve seen countless posts on Instagram on the topic of buying pre-loved clothing and used homewares, and customising fashion items from charity shops. While I’m already an avid secondhand shopper (if just for the money-saving aspect) the #SecondhandSeptember hashtag has got me thinking about fast fashion in general so I thought I’d share some research into fast fashion and come up with some alternatives… FACTS ABOUT FAST FASHION With the news that global production of clothing now exceeds 100 billion units, it’s clear that fast fashion is more of a problem now than ever. It is estimated that more greenhouse gases are emitted by the fashion industry than by all air travel around the world combined. That’s...

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