Where to buy Second-Life Clothes in Ireland — living lightly in ireland

We all know that the fashion industry generates a huge amount of waste and pollution, with a report in 2018 citing fashion as the 4th most polluting industry in the world. What makes that statistic worse – as if that’s possible – is that every second a bin lorry’s worth of clothes are landfilled or […] Where to buy Second-Life Clothes in Ireland — living lightly … Continue reading Where to buy Second-Life Clothes in Ireland — living lightly in ireland

Go Green and Downsize your Life with a Capsule Wardrobe — ecogreenlove

Living a sustainable lifestyle is crucial to minimize the impact we have on the environment. The overproduction of clothing is just one way humans have harmed the environment and our world. Through minimalism and sustainability, having only what you need and consuming less can positively change the planet and your life. It’s essential to find your own personal style, and by building a capsule wardrobe, … Continue reading Go Green and Downsize your Life with a Capsule Wardrobe — ecogreenlove

TRIWA release Sea Shepherd Time for Action collab ocean plastic wristwatch

Swedish watch makers TRIWA have collaborated with ocean conservation charity Sea Shepherd to design a wristwatch made completely from recycled ocean plastic. The TRIWA x Sea Shepherd Time for Action wristwatch, in addition to being made completely from recycled ocean plastic, is also meant to make a statement about taking action. The wristwatch features Sea Shepherd’s logo on the dial and backplate, as well as a limited edition … Continue reading TRIWA release Sea Shepherd Time for Action collab ocean plastic wristwatch

Digital pop-up gallery of British sustainable brands launches on YOOX

A digital pop-up gallery of British sustainable fashion brands will launch on online fashion store YOOX, as part of an initiative between the UK’s Department for International Trade in Italy and YOOX. The UK Fashion for a Sustainable Future Pop-Up Gallery is a one-time project that will run from September 30 to December 31 on Yooxygen, the Yoox platform dedicated to sustainable products. The eight … Continue reading Digital pop-up gallery of British sustainable brands launches on YOOX

Alohas: Spanish brand creates on-demand, sustainable footwear

Sustainable footwear on-demand is enabling Spanish footwear brand Alohas to tackle overproduction in fashion and cut its carbon footprint. The Barcelona-based, women’s footwear brand operates on a pre-order system, allowing the business “to accurately anticipate demand levels prior to production, so we produce the amount of shoes we’re going to sell”. According to Alohas, their on-demand business model means fewer, bigger, outdated collections and no … Continue reading Alohas: Spanish brand creates on-demand, sustainable footwear

Selfridges launches pop-up wedding store specialising in secondhand wedding outfits

Selfridges has launched a new pop-up wedding shop, specialising in secondhand wedding wear for brides, grooms and guests. The pop-up, called Resellfridges: The Wedding, which opened at the retailer’s flagship store on Oxford Street yesterday [2 August 2021] will last for five weeks. Part of the store’s Project Earth sustainability commitments, Resellfridges: The Wedding caters to brides, grooms and wedding guests looking for one-of-a-kind pre-loved and … Continue reading Selfridges launches pop-up wedding store specialising in secondhand wedding outfits

Slow design brand Povera turning nylon tights waste into sustainable fashion accessories

Slow design brand Povera is providing a solution to the huge amount of polyamide tights that get thrown out as waste France each year, by turning the tights in to a yarn for use in creating rings, bracelets and hairbands. Around 104 million polyamide tights are thrown away each year in France – approximately 7,315 tonnes of waste. Povera founder and self-proclaimed “slow designer” Hélène … Continue reading Slow design brand Povera turning nylon tights waste into sustainable fashion accessories

Miomojo: Italian sustainable label to make all its accessories from recycled materials by 2022

Italian sustainable accessories brand Miomojo has committed to making its products exclusively from recycled materials by 2022. The Bergamo-based business currently makes its handbags, wallets and other accessories from cruelty-free leather; recycled materials; natural fibres such as bamboo, linen and hemp; and certified synthetic materials. All bags are designed and made in Italy. Regenerating what’s already available is a “moral imperative”, according to Miomojo. The … Continue reading Miomojo: Italian sustainable label to make all its accessories from recycled materials by 2022

The Benefits of Sustainable Shopping — ecogreenlove

Now more than ever, customers look for sustainability when shopping, despite the increase of damaging industries such as fast fashion, which are overproducing and polluting. This is because of the many benefits that sustainable shopping offers, including the lack of slave labour, fewer pollutants and of course, the use of organic and renewable materials. The Benefits of Sustainable Shopping — ecogreenlove Continue reading The Benefits of Sustainable Shopping — ecogreenlove