'' Slow Fashion is an awareness and approach to fashion, which considers the processes and resources required to make clothing, particularly focusing on sustainability. It involves buying better-quality garments that will last for longer and values fair treatment of people, animals and the planet. ''
We go in a store, take a cart, add some things we need or often simply desire and pay with a card (or even our phone). Better, we don't even leave the house: we order useful and let's be honest, unuseful things online and wait for them to arrive.
The thing is, there is an environmental cost to every item we own. Here are some horrible facts about the fashion industry that I've recently learned:
I know how overwhelming learning all those facts can be, I've been there too! I personally love to find vintage, unique pieces in thrift shops and I am learning to think carefully before purchasing new stuff. Here are my favorite tips to become a conscious buyer: