If you pay attention to the recent news from the fashion industry, you know that secondhand and vintage clothing is now linked to the sustainable fashion movement. The rise of awareness of sustainability, more specifically the social issues and the natural environment relating fashion industry, has helped the rise of the secondhand and vintage clothing industry. If before wearing old clothes was associated with austerity, today in a world of disposal and
There´s so much to talk about, I’m gonna come up with further posts over the several weeks. Today I’m going to be diving into de benefits of choosing to wear secondhand and vintage clothing.
First of all, buying old or used clothes is better for the environment and people. Considering that it takes 2,720 liters of water to manufacture just one t-shirt (according to Refinery29 ), avoiding to produce that waist is just great. And then there´s the fact that it helps to keep away that item from landfills. By choosing secondhand and vintage clothing we´re also not contributing to the propagation of those appalling practices of some brands in the fashion industry.
Another reason is that we get the change to connect with the past. Even though it takes time and
A lot of people agree that old clothes tend to have a better quality of fabrics and in general were better constructed. That’s why it last the test of time. The outfit I’m wearing is
There are many benefits of choosing to wear secondhand and vintage clothing, but for me is the best way to avoid