Whether it’s a dress you once wore as a bridesmaid or a suit you never got the chance to wear because you work from home, most have us have articles of clothing in our wardrobes that never see the light of day. That’s what inspired New York-based entrepreneur Adarsh Alphons to … [Read more...] about Have fancy clothes you never wear? Rent it out on this platform!
Needless to say, the fashion industry needs a huge remake. Polluting waterways, using finite resources, and creating trendy fashion pieces that lead to massive landfill waste are all part of the industry’s dirty environmental footprint. Fortunately, though, an increasing … [Read more...] about This shop in LA curates only sustainable clothing and fashion accessories
Here at The Optimist Daily, we love spreading the word about sustainability-driven clothing brands that are on a mission to drag the fashion industry away from its trajectory to harm the environment. That’s why we’re happy to present to you PANGAIA, an eco-friendly clothing … [Read more...] about These recycled plastic tracksuits are colored with botanical dyes
While some clothing companies have made great strides to clean up the polluting fashion industry, what we really need are innovators that can disrupt the industry and put us on a path towards truly sustainable fashion. With that in mind, here are five exciting startups that are … [Read more...] about These 5 startups are poised to disrupt the fashion industry for the better
Producing fabrics often relies heavily on scarce freshwater. In fact, just one kilogram of cotton requires as much as 20,000 liters of freshwater to be made. To tackle the overconsumption of freshwater by the fashion industry, students from the Royal College of Art have created … [Read more...] about Fabric is freshwater-intensive. These students have a saltwater alternative