It’s an ecosystem that once only existed in our imaginations, simply because there was no pressing need for it. But faced with the environmental concerns and global challenges that we can no longer deny, pioneering brands and consumers are driving the change towards a different mindset.
Modest fashion? What’s modest fashion? Just a few years ago there may not have been any definitive answer to that question, but today, we can confidently point to the catwalks in the world’s biggest fashion capitals and say, “that’s modest fashion.”
In an age where binary thinking is being radically challenged, and with it, the very foundational notion of gender, genderless fashion is taking to the catwalks, the gala events, the offices and the streets. What a time to be alive.
Handmade jewellery has that stamp of individuality, and each piece is infused with the hands-on craftsmanship and passion of its maker and can capture the trends of the moment and be made into a piece that can be passed on for generations to come.
Thrifting today is a far cry from what it once was. It’s all good and well to say we should shop second-hand and buy vintage. But what happens when the industry becomes gentrified? Give us your opinion on this read.
According to the Business Research Company, the market for sustainable fashion is expected to grow to a value of $9.81 billion in 2025, at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 9.1%. It’s an encouraging prediction. Here are some of the countries and regions that are leading the charge towards making this estimation a reality.
Part of this awareness requires us to question our personal commitment to saving our planet and environment, re-evaluate efficiencies around our resource usage especially water and how we dispose of unwanted items and on a more personal note, to understand the true ‘cost of fast fashion’ versus beautifully made clothing.
Feel good in fashion with a purpose. We are starting to ask more questions around the subject of raw materials and ingredients and their sources. Brands have been forced to become more transparent, enabling consumers to make educated and informed decisions around sustainability.
Red is a showstopping colour, it is also on its way to becoming this season’s boldest trend to create a style statement that packs a punch. So, if there was ever a time to rock a pair of red pants with a red blazer, red top and shoes, the time is NOW.
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Made to order fashion is also slower to produce and is therefore more environmentally sustainable, causing less wastage and avoiding over-production. As a movement, made to order promotes a culture of quality where people come to appreciate and cherish their garments as heirlooms rather than just seasonable pieces that quickly go out of fashion.