Organic fair trade clothing

Fair trade clothing Looking for fair trade clothing? We at Sustainable Clothing will only recommend and partners with suppliers who lead the world in sustainable fashion production. We think it is extremely important that the fashion industry plays fair across the whole supply chain for everyone’s sake. One of our favourite manufacturers is Fair Indigo. …

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Why choose bamboo clothing?

WHY BAMBOO? Bamboo is a remarkable and highly versatile natural resource. It has been utilised in Asia for many centuries in a wide range of uses, such as in cooking, construction, transport, textiles and medicine. Only relatively recently the Western world has discovered how bamboo offers a wide range of benefits and eco-friendly solutions to …

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Fashion Blender

The Fashion Blender blog was created by sustainability and eco-friendly entrepreneur, Kiri Yanchenko, and posts intriguing musings on fashion, design, art, photography and lifestyle. Kiri’s latest company, Amperna, produces probiotic skincare for sensitive skin and it is generating great word-of-mouth momentum and positive press with its environmentally-friendly purpose and the efficacy of its products. Amperna …

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The dark side of the fashion industry

The consequences of fast fashion Unfortunately the globalisation of the fashion industry has had a fairly devastating impact on the face of our planet today. For starters there’s the fact that seemingly innocuous ‘natural’ fibres such as conventional cotton can account for just 2.4% of the world’s land and yet 24% of the world’s insecticides. Or …

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The problem with conventional cotton

It is no secret that conventional cotton farming is harmful for the planet. According to the Pesticide Action Network (PAN), it covers 2.4% of the world’s cultivated land yet uses 6% of the world’s pesticides and 16% of insecticides. But what about the human impacts of this dirty crop? These impacts form an equally strong case against …

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A fashion designer who shares our values

We at Sustainable Clothing are interested in the process of making clothes. We talk a lot about the problems with the fast fashion industry supply chain, sure, but we also try to highlight and celebrate the artisanship that goes into well-made clothing, because well-made clothing is just that: an art form. Whether it’s Katy Perry’s …

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