Being eco covers all areas in your life from what food you choose to buy, where you travel, how you get to work to the shirt on your back. If you want to spring clean your wardrobe to make it more eco-friendly, here are some tips:
It’s fair to say that when you think of an impassioned environmentalist it’s hard to go past the mental image of a bohemian who has been bereft from bathing for what smells like an eternity. While everyone is keen to do their piece for the planet – no matter how sadistic short showers in winter [...]
Long gone are the days when green fashion was frumpy jumpers and tie-died t-shirts. It’s cool to be green these days and the fashionistas have caught on too. There are some amazing green-designers and labels to drool over. Never was there a better time to shop with a clear conscience!
These incredibly cute trainers from Dunlop are everything a ‘green’ product should be; beautifully designed, iconicly fashionable and made from organic cotton and recycled rubber.
1- Buy less- Try to buy fewer clothes but spend more on good quality. Purchasing a good item that you know will last, is better than buying more clothing frequently. Well-made clothes will last longer, saving you money and limiting your throw out pile in the long run.
Babies grow so quickly, and unfortunately their clothes don’t grow with them. Babies will outgrow their clothing within months as their bodies are constantly changing. With global population increasing it means there is even more demand to make and distribute clothes for our children.
Hemp was one of the most important crops in the 18th century. The seeds were used in foods and the fibres used to make papers and clothing. Although extremely useful, it was phased out of the textiles industry in the 1700 but now, the hemp crop is being brought back into the fashion world.