A circular fashion system simply comes down to reusing, repairing, reselling, recycling, REDUCING. Today's linear “take, make, dispose” economic model relies on large quantities of cheap, easily accessible materials and energy. It is a model that is reaching its physical limits. Taking an approach of a circular system that restores and regenerates materials will offer new opportunities for innovative design, increased customer engagement and capture economic value.
This Black Friday, I am NOT running any sales or reducing any of our prices but what I am doing is for each and every sale we make between Friday 24th November - Friday 30th December I will donate $3.00 to Dressember.org. Dressember is a collaborative movement leveraging fashion and creativity to restore dignity to all women.
Kate Hall our talented new writer has written an awesome article about how to have a open discussion about ethical fashion without sounding like a patronising twat, because sometimes, just sometimes we do sound like that.
To make sustainability workable there is no absolute requirement of a single uncontested definition. Sustainability, similar to concepts of democracy or equality, is open to interpretation and like these terms the challenge lies in interpretation not definition.
The 31st of July not only marked one more month left of winter, but also the end of Plastic Free July, an initiative to raise awareness around the use of single use disposable plastics and encourage people to #choosetorefuse!