5 Ways to make socially responsible clothing choices

January 15, 2017 by  
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According to the Waste & Resources Action Programme , the average U.K. household owns approximately £4,000 worth of clothes but only uses about 70% of their wardrobe. A third of that clothing often ends up in the landfill, even if it was worn just once . Our sister site Ecouterre put together five ways you can make this year a better one with socially responsible clothing choices. From mending clothes to fighting fast fashion, click through to see them all.

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Cinch Wardrobe Waste By Creating A Capsule Wardrobe

September 11, 2015 by  
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A capsule wardrobe is essentially one that is made up of items that play well together and can be mixed and matched to meet a variety of needs  – work, play, date, etc. There are many benefits, of course — less laundry, getting dressed in a snap,…

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Don’t Be So Blue: Here Are 8 Ways To Repurpose Denim

July 28, 2015 by  
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Once you find that perfect pair of blue jeans, you don’t ever want to give them up. But styles change, waistlines fluctuate and sometimes that piece of denim that you’ve broken in oh-so-nicely has to be retired from your wardrobe. Don’t be blue,…

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How Eileen Fisher, other brands are rinsing toxics from clothes

June 27, 2015 by  
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Sensitized to growing concern, manufacturers are paying increased attention to hazardous substances in our wardrobe’s supply chain.

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Double Impact: Why Should You Make the Effort to Donate Your Clothes?

August 5, 2011 by  
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Earlier in the week, we asked you to help us choose the next Double Impact challenge by voting on your favorite way to green your wardrobe. Clothing is a big consumer item and makes a big environmental footprint. So, it’s important to take measures to keep the environment in mind!. The majority chose that donating old clothing is the best way to keep yourself eco-fashionable. Here’s why:… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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3 Wardrobe Essentials You Can Adapt For Every Season

July 26, 2011 by  
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Shopping for sustainable fashion can be daunting, but one of the best tricks we can offer to get more out of your wardrobe is to invest in timeless pieces that will last. We’re talking about well-made essentials that can adjust to seasonal shifts. After visiting Nordstrom for their Anniversary Sale , Ecouterre narrowed down their selection to 3 statement items – a cape , leggings , and shorts – that live up to these transitional and classic attributes. Even better, they are stylistically on-point! READ MORE > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: bodkin , Gretchen Jones , Olsenhaus , Pendleton , Piperlime , Samantha Pleet , The Andean Collection , The Sway , Vince Camuto

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14 Ways to Green Your Wardrobe Military Style

March 27, 2010 by  
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If you have been keeping an eye on all the runway shows, then you must know that this spring is all about an army inspired wardrobe.

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How can I reuse or recycle louvre doors?

February 5, 2010 by  
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We’ve had an email from Stuart: Dismantled some fitted cupboards, six tall louvre doors leftover. Ideas? I really like the idea of louvre/louver doors as indoor window shutters, an alternative to blinds.

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6 Sustainable Shoes To Dance in the New Year

December 28, 2009 by  
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Searching for comfortable flats to dance into 2010, the right shoes for your LBD, or the perfect pumps to pair with one of our 6 Green Dresses for New Years ?

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Sans Parapluie Turns Old Wardrobes into Pieces of Art

December 23, 2009 by  
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Photos: SansParapluie.com Funny how with a touch of creativity, an old piece of furniture can not only come back to life, but also become a valuable work of art. This is the goal of Sans Parapluie, a line by Argentine artist Lucas Rise…

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