I keep talking about shopping. Well, because most of the fast fashion issues are so closely interconnected with shopping. That’s just the God’s honest truth. It’s a consumer society we live in, and the fashion industry is based on fashion – trends that come in and out in order to encourage more purchases – not style – a consistent aesthetic and way of dressing that is wholly personal.
So to me, sustainability in fashion is closely related to shopping habits. Not minimalism per se – I’m definitely not a minimalist, but your shopping habits. I’ll also talk more about what to do with purchases, but that’s later.
And your environment has a hug affect on you. Here’s a few examples, and hopefully that helps.
You have so many clothes that you never know what you have or where anything is, and so getting dressed becomes such a stressful activity that you release by buying something new that you think will make you feel better and make getting dressed easier. In truth, of course, is that it only adds tot he pile of clothes, and therefore your stress, and the cycle continues. Read the rest on my site.