Fashion is more than labels. It is expression, a unique identifier. It can help someone exude confidence when they have the “it” outfit. It is an avenue through which one can channel their aspirations.
What is the latest movement in fashion?
Sustainable fashion is the concept of social responsibility in the design, materials and methods in which it is made. The goal of which is to have a sustainable social good impact on economies, societies and the environment.
How do fashion brands achieve social good?
Those who have joined this revolution have incorporated a variety of ways to accomplish sustainability. Brands like People Tree procure eco-friendly fabrics such as organic cotton, Looptworks makes clothes with recycled materials, and Levi Strauss & Co. implements manufacturing processes like waterless dying.
The fair trade movement is most notable in promoting sustainability in agriculture, however it is making a big impact in the fashion industry by tackling economic, social, and environmental challenges.
What are some ways fashion accomplishes fair trade?
Eco fashion is accomplishing fair trade by providing fair living wages for workers, employing women or certain ethnic groups, and donating parts of the profits to charity.
Now that you know what it is, you may be saying to yourself “How do I identify sustainable fashion brands?”
- Look at the label for an eco-label.
- The Fashion Transparency Index 2017.
- There are resources to find sustainable fashion.
How to incorporate eco fashion into your personal style?
You can enhance your style while doing your part by selecting brands that give back.
Go for good and happy shopping!