An inspirational resource of links to upcycled DIY clothing & accessory tutorials + thrifty outfit ideas for those wanting fabulous, affordable, unique style without supporting the growing phenomenon of cheap, unethically produced “fast fashion".
According to UnEarthed, ‘Every year, global emissions from textile production are equivalent to 1.2 billion tonnes of CO2, a figure that outweighs the carbon footprint of international flights and shipping combined.’ Shoppers across the globe have a responsibility to make sustainable choices when it comes to their wardrobes, but exactly how can you do that? From materials to brands and mindful shopping, let’s take a look at your sustainable fashion options.
“To create the new design, I used an upcycling technique which I call ‘upside-down’. It is a very interesting way for repurposing a whole garment or parts of it ‘as is’ and incorporating them into the new re-design. That’s why it is very simple to apply – you make no significant changes and use the initial lines and features to make the new look!”
Got a groovy refashion to share? How about a funky upcycled accessory or decor tutorial? An amazing thrifted outfit?