I realised a few days ago that a pair of my jeans had a hole on the inside of the right thigh. That doesn’t sound very remarkable, but for me it was a proud moment. Watching TV recently, I saw an advert for the fast fashion brand Missguided. The ad’s strapline was, ‘You’ve got plansContinue reading “Why I’m celebrating the hole in my jeans”
There are well-known problems with synthetic materials such as polyester, which are essentially a form of plastic. These have a high carbon footprint, release microplastics when washed and are not biodegradable. Lots of reasons not to love it! Clothing brands are looking to alternative fabrics as a way of reducing their environmental impact. This isContinue reading “Are Bamboo clothes sustainable?”
How and why will fashion be changed by coronavirus, and what does this mean for sustainability?
One the emerging criticisms of the secondhand clothes trend is that it’s being gentrified. But is that true? If it is, is that a problem?
Today’s rewear is a pair of Veja trainers. (Thank you, Depop.) One of the most memorable Netflix episodes this year was in ‘The Last Dance’. Basketball player – no, idol – Michael Jordan signed a deal with Nike to endorse a new shoe. At the time Nike was a tiny brand compared to adidas, butContinue reading “New old trainers”