Regardless of your style profile, we can all agree that making more sustainable fashion choices is a decision worthy of our attention. With mounting reports of the effects of fast fashion on our ecosystem, we’re sharing ways for fellow fashionistas to reduce the impact their retail therapy has on Mother Nature.
One way is to purchase high-quality pieces and learn proper care techniques to extend the lifespan of your garments, including avoiding the dry cleaner. Thrifting and shopping vintage are other sustainable practices that can keep clothing in closets and out of landfills. You can find a how-to for every textile imaginable in our Fabric A to Z Guide. Here, we’re sharing the most common challenges that come up when caring for reloved pieces and how to overcome them.