First off, if you haven’t been introduced to fashion revolution you should check out their manifesto. Fashion revolution week is what I would call a ‘fashion industry bashing’ that’s needed. This is where the social good fashion rockers look at the fashion industry and sustainability as a whole and talk greenwashing and where it’s more than allowed to ask ‘who made my clothes’.
Remember to participate on the 24th of April by reversing your clothes and use the #whomademyclothes hashtag- We need more conversation starters and activist statement.
Apart from giving a shoutout to Fashion Revolution Week, which you have to be a part of, I want to dive deeper into fashion and sustainability. So, the fashion industry is one of the heaviest emitters of CO2 in the world. Are you ready for my take on it ? here you go:
Reduce, recycle, reuse, rethink AND retweet
You need to be able to update your skillset. I wrote about how to live like our grandparents a couple of days back. In addition to that I think it’s vital that we all:
Think about what we are purchasing, how are we spending our money?
Think about how we can reuse the stuff we have.
Think about how we can recycle goods that has been worn out.
Rethink the way we act around materials
And then share (retweet) the whole bunch to your network and beyond as inspiration for the world to see.
A rocking trick to reuse more:
I am biggest on reusing and sharing. And I want to announce something: I have gotten my first gig as a style ambassador for the startup ‘WISHI’. Yes, I know what you’re thinking. No, I will not become a fashion blogger. But I am looking good even at the end of my ’20s’ and we need more sustainability fashion people preaching and practicing. SO I will carry that torch as well.
WISHI is something I have been crazy about for half a year. A couple of weeks back the founder asked if I would join as an ambassador and I said ‘Yes – if I can focus on sustainability, 2nd hand and vintage’. So that’s what I have been doing. The featured image on this article, is all 2nd hand clothes – apart from the t-shirt.
I have become a real bargain hunter online for the clothes that I want to be a part of my style and WISHI helps me out with that. In addition to WISHI for style advice, I am using Gem which is vintage clothes search engine. So these are two of my favorite tools to elevate my style.
ps. If you want to join WISHI, let me know – I have a special gift for you then.