We’ve shared our eco-friendly tips and tricks to hand-washing before, but what about dry-cleaning? Although you might think there’s no way around a trip to the cleaners, it can actually lead to damaging and harmful effects on the environment, and on you. Conventional dry-cleaning may seem like a necessary evil we all have to face, but there are eco-friendly alternatives that can help you lessen your carbon footprint along the way.
When I first started envisioning what this brand will stand for, I decided that we will be the modern apparel brand for conscious, petite women who care about the people and planet. Now that we’re drawing near to the launch of our debut collection, we want to hold up our promise and raise one of our core pillars of transparency proudly. There’s no better way to do that than to give you a sneak peek as to how we mean business, no matter how small the impact.
If you have to stay home and binge Netflix for the foreseeable future, there’s a chance that you may be drawing some inspo from Marie Kondo to start decluttering your home. Though she is quite literally “sparking” that movement, she doesn’t really talk much about how to dispose or donate unwanted goods in a mindful way.
Whether it's Spring or Fall, it's always a good idea to give your closet a deep clean. Keep in mind that a sustainable closet is one where you’ll wear the pieces over and over again. So today, I’m sharing my top tips to spring clean your closet sustainably. Let’s get to it, girls!
How to get started.
First things first: you have to be in the mood. Set aside a chunk of time and put on some fun music. A little pre-cleaning dance party never killed anyone. Once you’re warmed up, go through one clothing section at a time. Begin by simply categorizing your clothes into keep, maybe, repurpose, and the ever important sell/donate piles.
I totally get it, because I used to almost solely purchase from fast fashion brands, and cost was a HUGE driving factor for me too. That was before I faced the harsh truths of the fashion industry and started to understand what the true costs were, when purchasing from a fast fashion brand vs. a sustainable one.