Hello again sustainable fashion lovers, this week we will be looking at some sustainable fashion terms you should know.
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If you’re already in the sustainable fashion space, you must be familiar with most of these terms. If not, this is the best time to familiarise yourself with these words because they are often used in the world of Sustainable Fashion.
This is the act of portraying that an organisations product is environmental friendly for the sake of marketing. Read more on the 7 sins of Greenwashing
Clossing the loop
A design approach that eliminates fabric waste. It uses the width of the cloth as the space to design the pattern pieces of a garment.
Sourcing fashion items with less to no negative impact to the environment. This term is making headlines everywhere including being used as a marketing buzzword by fast fashion brands.
This is a new term. It’s when an institution, corporate, or an individual jumps on social movements to increase their sales but still cause harm to the environment and marginalised communities. Read more on wokewashing.com
Producing the newest trends as fast as possible. More details on What is Fast Fashion?
The opposite of fast fashion which means a more mindful way of shopping which prioritizes people and and the planet.