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How you can embrace slow fashion (and help the planet!)

How you can embrace slow fashion (and help the planet!)

Fast fashion, what's the deal? Fast fashion brings us an ever changing variety of cheap clothes, but we should probably ask ourselves: what’s the real cost behind a £2 t-shirt? Spoiler alert: it’s high. Very high. Unfortunately, fashion is one of the world’s most polluting industries. To name just a few of its problems, fast fashion’s cheap polyester materials shed plastic microfibers when washed in washing machines: these are not biodegradable and end up in the oceans (and poor fish’s bellies). Also, the toxic chemicals used in textile dying pollute galleons of clean water, 300000 tons of garments end up in...

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19 Sustainable Fashion Brands from the UK

19 Sustainable Fashion Brands from the UK

We were lucky enough to be included in a lovely write up by Elizabeth Joy, founder of lifestyle blog Conscious Life & Style. Based in the United States, Elizabeth is often asked about ethical UK brands. Here are her top 19 favourites and why 🖤 'While my brand guides represent companies from around the globe, the US brands do tend to be the majority since I’m an American and have mostly American readers. However, the UK represents the second largest audience of Conscious Life & Style I have gotten a few requests and questions about sustainable UK brands. Plus, there...

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