Here’s another question I received from a reader on Instagram: Q: Hi! I’ve recently found out a lot about fast fashion and the impact on the environment and I’ve decided I’m going to stop buying new clothes completely. I have a question though: when buying second hand (from eBay, Depop, charity shops or Facebook market...Read More
I love it when people write to me with their questions about sustainable fashion. Here’s one I recently received from a follower on Instagram: Q: Hi Kristina! I would like to know what material / fabric type you would recommend to look for on clothing labels. It would greatly help me make better decisions when...Read More
You know the broken, tarnished pieces of jewelry that you’ve had lying around for ages? Or the costume jewelry you bought for that one occasion and don’t really wear anymore? Luz Barbosa would put them to good use. What started out as a hobby became Stella Lucchi, an upcycled jewelry brand based in New York...Read More
This one is inspired by a question that someone asked in a Facebook group: Q: Can someone explain the difference between eco fashion, slow fashion, ethical fashion, & sustainable fashion? I see all of these terms being used in the fashion industry and want to make sure I’m using them correctly. A: There is no...Read More
Want to be featured on TheStoryofClothes.com? Fill out the Founder Interview Application form here. For this week’s blog post I interviewed Brenda Dennison, founder and bossbabe behind BMUSE, an online vintage women’s fashion boutique based in London, England. BMUSE specializes in slow fashion and offers reclaimed vintage pieces for the modern fashionista. I caught up...Read More
As I write this, the world’s privileged, myself included, are quarantined at home (or should be) while medical professionals are risking their lives to fight this weird war that’s randomly smacked us in the face. And being in quarantine is hard – you can’t go out and do all of the fun things you’re used...Read More
Fine & Flux Jewelry founder Dominique Nicholson reveals why gold-plated jewelry isn’t environmentally-friendly and how a change in consumer mentality can make the jewelry industry more sustainable.Read More
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