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Do You Truly Know What You're Buying?

Do You Truly Know What You're Buying?

A letter from someone who stepped into the world of sustainable fashion with no clue everything that it includes. Read more to understand that sometimes your buys are not what they may seem and how damaging they can truly be...


5 Reasons Why You Should Buy Secondhand Clothes

5 Reasons Why You Should Buy Secondhand Clothes

A version of this article was first published on the Eco Anouk blog. There’s always a bit of a stigma attached to pre-owned items – be it clothing, electronics, or even cars. Everyone wants the ‘brand new’; the novelty factor really keeps our species excited. But did you know that only about 15% of our textile waste gets recycled? However, there are 5 super compelling reasons why you should buy secondhand clothes: They’re eco-friendly. Secondhand clothes don’t consume further resources. They’ve been made. To not use them would be such a waste (like wasting food that’s already been cooked.) Besides, you’re helping to reduce the water...


LE PRIX FASHION PROMOTES SUSTAINABILITY IN CLOTHING

Robyn Hobbs

Tags fashion, fast fashion, Kitchener-Waterloo, LE PRIX, LePrix, ROBYN HOBBS

LE PRIX FASHION PROMOTES SUSTAINABILITY IN CLOTHING

Le Prix is a clothing store that focuses on sustainability and self-love. You can find Hobbs taking these ideals out of her store to pop-up shops, local fashion shows, and many other events throughout Kitchener-Waterloo.


What is Fast Fashion?

Robyn Hobbs

Tags fast fashion, sustainable fashion

What is Fast Fashion?
Fast fashion is cheap clothing produced rapidly by mass-market retailers in response to the latest trends that aren't made to last.