The global fashion industry is currently a huge problem when it comes to pollution, waste and abuse of human rights. If you are concerned about the environmental impact of fashion and the social impact of where your money really goes then making more sustainable fashion choices is the best approach.
Henry Ward Beecher said it best when he stated: “Clothes and manners do not make the man; but, when he is made, they greatly improve his appearance.” The attire choices we make every single day define us in more ways than we are perhaps even aware of.
It’s no surprise that the fashion industry, blogging especially, is a saturated market. With social media, you can find just about anything or anyone in fashion.
With endless email campaigns clogging up your inbox with sales and specials, it’s hard to avoid fast fashion companies that often use unethical manufacturing factories overseas.
Thrifting, like anything else, takes practice to become good at. I’ve been an avid thrifter for seven years now, and purchase 95% of my wardrobe from thrift stores.