Sustainable Fashion: Tips to Live a Low-Impact Lifestyle
Do you feel like your closet is overflowing, and because of that, you’re not wearing any of the clothes? Or maybe you want to be a little more environmentally conscious. Whatever the case may be, this blog post will offer some sustainable fashion tips for every woman.
Reduce fashion environmental impact
Sustainable fashion is something that we all should be striving for. I know it sounds like a lot of effort and can seem daunting at first, but here are some tips to help you on your sustainable fashion journey:
- Buy secondhand clothes! You can find great items from thrift stores or consignment stores that were only worn once or twice by somebody else.
- Use the same clothes more than once before washing them. Fabric naturally cleans itself as long as you don’t use harsh chemicals such as bleach and detergents with heavy fragrances. If your clothes start smelling after multiple uses, try putting a dryer sheet into the fabric to absorb smells and launder them afterward.
- Keep clothing in rotation. It’s easy to buy new clothes when we see something we like, but it’s important to keep what we already have in use, so they don’t go to waste or end up unused in our closets. Second tip: Invest in quality pieces that last longer than fast-fashion brands, which are cheaply made with low-quality materials and often end up as landfill fodder within a year or two of purchase due to poor construction.
Eco-fashion rules to live by
Sustainable fashion is not only the future of fashion, it’s also an easier way to look good. We all know that shopping can be overwhelming and expensive these days. Luckily, there are ways for us to consume less and still be fashionable. These tips will help you find sustainable clothing no matter what your budget may be.
Fashion is a personal expression and a lifestyle. It’s not just about the clothes you wear, it’s also about how those clothes are made. When shopping for clothing, one of the most important things to consider is whether or not that clothing was ethically produced. The goal of ethical fashion isn’t to be perfect – but doing your best can make a big difference in someone else’s life.