A beginner's guide to sustainable fashion

By Anh Nguyen & Victoria Middleton

Have you ever considered the threads that keep you warm may be contributing to the warming of the planet?

Clothing production has steadily increased for the last 2 decades due to fast fashion. And yet, nearly 60% of the clothing produced is disposed of within a year. 

Come along with Victoria Middleton, a student journalist and fashion junkie, to explore various options for dressing sustainably in DC, including stops at Reformation, the DC Sustainable Fashion Collective, and Georgia Avenue Thrift Store.

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Citation

 

A New Textiles Economy: Redesigning Fashion's Future. The Ellen MacArthur Foundation, 2017, www.ellenmacarthurfoundation.org/assets/downloads/publications/A-New-Tex....

The Price of Fast Fashion - Nature News Journal, Nature Publishing Group, 2018, from www.nature.com/articles/s41558-017-0058-9.

Kestenbaum, Richard - Secondhand Clothes Are A Threat And An Opportunity. Forbes, Forbes Magazine, 2018, www.forbes.com/sites/richardkestenbaum/2018/04/03/secondhand-clothes-are....

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