Sustainable fashion and travel for the conscious woman

Sustainable fashion and travel for the conscious woman

Dora Chi Xu

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Circular Fashion: What’s the Difference Between Recycling, Upcycling, Downcycling, and Resaling?

Americans have been discarding about 70 pounds of textiles every year per person, with a whopping 85% ending up in the landfill and incinerators. Many advocate for cutting down on fashion waste by moving clothing and accessories back through the fashion industry through reselling, recycling, and upcycling. This is what fashion industry professionals call the Circular Economy.  But all these terms can be confusing and are often used in misleading ways. Here’s what you need to know.
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Does Everlane Live Up to Its Green Halo?

Many consumers go to Everlane feeling good that they paid a fair price for something made "in the best ethical factories around the world," with "the finest materials." But sustainable fashion advocates have questioned its environmental credentials for some time now, asking: does Everlane actually live up its green halo? Let's take a deep dive into Everlane's social and environmental practices and find out. 
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