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Published on June 9th, 2012 | by Becky Striepe


Slow Fashion: The Answer to Fast Fashion

What is slow fashion?

If you’re a regular reader around here, you know that we’re not fans of fast fashion, but we do love that the fashion industry isn’t all about churning out mountains of clothes that you have to replace season after season. Slow fashion is a trend that’s been catching on since 2007, and it represents a whole different way of designing clothing and looking at your wardrobe.

Over at our sister site–sustainablog–Talanacia Pea shares a little intro to the slow fashion movement, its roots, and its mission. Here’s an excerpt:

Designers of this movement ensure the longevity of their garments by purchasing higher quality fabrics, oftentimes handmade, and offering customers timeless pieces to be worn for many years. Clothing may cost more due to the designers’ commitment to use environmentally-friendly resources and pay workers fair wages.

You can check out the whole article on slow fashion over at sustainablog!

Image Credit: Slow Fashion photo via Shutterstock

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Hi there! I'm Becky Striepe, a green crafter and vegan foodie living in Atlanta, Georgia with my husband and two cats. My mission is to make eco-friendly crafts and vegan food accessible to anyone who wants to give them a go. If you like my work, you can also find me on Twitter, Facebook, and .

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