• Fashion

    Brand Collaborations and Ethical Fashion Choices

    For years I have been conscious of the fashion choices I make, often refusing to shop in some fast fashion stores for various ethical reasons. I’ve now been considering not just what I purchase, but also the items that I’m gifted through brand collaborations. Ethical Fashion It is well known that the fashion industry is the second largest polluter in the world – after the oil industry. Some of the impact on the environment includes water pollution, toxic chemicals and textile waste. This textile waste is not just through production, but also the amount thrown away by consumers. Each year I have given myself a fashion resolution and this year…

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    H&M: Conscious Collection.

    H&M recently jumped on the sustainable fashion bandwagon by bringing out an ethical clothing range. This is part of H&M’s “ongoing commitment to a more sustainable future”. The face of this range is Vanessa Paradis who models womenswear and accessories for the campaign. H&M have produced the clothing from various sustainable materials such as organic cotton, recycled polyester and Tencel. A range for menswear and childrenswear have also been produced. Running alongside this campaign, H&M have established a Conscious garment collection initiative which allows shoppers to take any of their unwanted clothes regardless of brand, to any of their stores across the UK and Ireland, where they will then be recycled. As…