This post will lay out all the cons of fast fashion and hopefully, educate you on why we as consumers should put more pressure on brands and companies to slow down and shift their way of working. For the first time in a long time, we as consumers are the ones who hold the power. The question is, however, will we use it for good?
There is a lot of talk about minimising or even achieving zero-waste in the fashion and textile industries. The waste that is often referred to is the chemical waste, water waste and textile waste. But have you heard of the concept of design waste?
You may have heard the term ‘slow fashion’ thrown around a lot as of late. This is no coincidence; it is very ‘now’, very ‘in’ and very much relevant for our time. There is a crucial need to adapt to this shift from fast fashion, in order to limit and reduce our influence on this already degrading environment and planet. Read more to know why you should be a part of this revolution!