How to Create a Sustainable Wardrobe

Posted on Feb 5 2021 - 4:16pm by Ronnie

Now more than ever it’s important to try our best to be sustainable in every aspect of our lives. Of course, you can always start with small steps, like with our closets.

Getting started on a sustainable wardrobe is worth it in the long run and it isn’t as hard as you might presume it to be. Without very much effort at all, we can jointly make the journey towards a sustainable future.

Here are top tips on how to create a sustainable wardrobe.

Invest in quality pieces like handbags

The mantra of your sustainable wardrobe should always be quality over quantity!

Investing in sustainable and quality pieces such as handmade pieces means the handbags will serve you for long and won’t require frequent purchases.

That makes sense, right? Imagine the decrease in your carbon footprint just from purchasing eco-friendly pieces.

Right off the bat, save up and invest in quality pieces from sites like Mirta and try searching for little beauties like a handmade crossbody bag that can be transformed into clutches.

In the end, most women say they get the most use out of crossbody bags since it allows their hands to stay free and can be adapted to so many looks.

Shop vintage

To make a statement with your vintage pieces, we recommend you shop in vintage and thrift stores, or online sources like Vestiaire.

Vintage pieces are a staple, and truly can be versatile and relevant with each outfit you decide to rock them in.

A deep search guarantees you a relevant vintage piece that will create an ethical fashion.

Research brands and see if they practice sustainability

A little time to research the brands from which you will be buying your items is worth it.

Thanks to the key hashtags on Instagram and endless information on the internet, you will be welcomed to a whole new world of sustainable fashion!

Clothes are a part of our lives and we can’t take a gamble with them or where they come from. It’s important to find out if a brand practices sustainability and from where they source their materials.

We are only being innocuous with our bodies as well as our wardrobe!

Look to buy trans-seasonal pieces

To make for a much more sustainable wardrobe only buy pieces that will work for you all year round. If you live in a cold and rainy city make sure you get items that will see you through more than a season.

This will reduce the shelling out of wardrobes each year-round and bring an improvement to our imbalanced environment.

We hope the above tips have given you some inspiration on how to create a sustainable wardrobe. The world around us is seeing the importance of environmental focus and we ought to be at the forefront!

The above tips are only a tip of the iceberg on how to create a sustainable wardrobe, once you begin you may even enjoy it! They are really easy, small changes we all can do to move towards a sustainable future.

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When it comes to style, Ronnie is all about comfort (plus, she's an original geek... way before it was cool). Ronnie is the type of girl who loves cosplay, wears Pokemon hats and has dyed her hair every color of the rainbow - but she knows how to glam it up for the nights out!

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