Recycling textiles

Recycling textiles

You know that old sweater you’ve had for years that has holes in it, or that dress that doesn’t really fit anymore or that top where the colour is looking a bit too washed out and that you’ve been meaning to throw away for ages?! DON’T!!! Because most textiles are entirely recyclable! Yet the amount of textiles that goes to waste is heart breaking. In 2013, it was reported that 75 % of the 5,8 million tons of textile waste in Europe was either incinerated or simply sent to landfills. Continue Reading

FEATURE: Reformation

Reformation is a relatively new brand founded in 2009 in Los Angeles by Yael Aflalo. Even if it is six years old, I only recently stumbled upon Reformation, while looking for sustainable fashion companies who had a company philosophy I could love as much as their clothes. Reformation is one such company. I even added a piece from their collection to my fall wishlist in two different colours. Continue Reading