Sustainability + Slow Fashion
Were you aware that the fashion industry is responsible for approximately 8% of carbon emissions, surpassing the combined impact of international aviation and shipping? Yikes!
We believe a skilled tailor plays a pivotal role in promoting sustainability and championing the slow fashion movement. Combatting climate change and resisting the allure of fast fashion can be achieved by appreciating and preserving existing pieces.
By viewing our clothing as enduring investments rather than fleeting, disposable items, we actively combat the wasteful consumption patterns that significantly contribute to climate change. Join us in the effort to make conscious choices that positively impact the environment.
Want to learn more?
Here are some of the most compelling stats with linked articles we've found about the
environmental impact of the fashion industry.
The average American throws away around 81 pounds of clothing yearly.
Around 70 million barrels of oil a year are used to make polyester fibers in our clothes.
The textile sector still represents 10 to 20 percent of pesticide use.
Less than 11% of brands are implementing recycling strategies for their items.
To find sustainable brands or check the brands you love, we recommend Good On You.