Clothing production has steadily increased for the last 2 decades due to fast fashion.
A beginner’s guide to sustainable fashion
By Anh Nguyen & Victoria Middleton
Have you ever considered the threads that keep you warm may be contributing to the warming of the planet?
Clothing production has steadily increased for the last 2 decades due to fast fashion. And yet, nearly 60% of the clothing produced is disposed of within a year.
Come along with Victoria Middleton, a student journalist and fashion junkie, to explore various options for dressing sustainably in DC, including stops at Reformation, the DC Sustainable Fashion Collective, and Georgia Avenue Thrift Store.
A New Textiles Economy: Redesigning Fashion’s Future. The Ellen MacArthur Foundation, 2017, www.ellenmacarthurfoundation.org/assets/downloads/publications/A-New-Textiles-Economy_Full-Report.pdf.
The Price of Fast Fashion – Nature News Journal, Nature Publishing Group, 2018, from www.nature.com/articles/s41558-017-0058-9.
Kestenbaum, Richard – Secondhand Clothes Are A Threat And An Opportunity. Forbes, Forbes Magazine, 2018, www.forbes.com/sites/richardkestenbaum/2018/04/03/secondhand-clothes-are-a-threat-and-an-opportunity/#3a7151716fdd.