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What is Slow Fashion?

One of the most intimidating aspects of trying to promote Slow Fashion is society's blind loyalty to Fast Fashion. In fact, few people are even aware of what the term "Fast Fashion" means, and why it is a problem. Fortunately, Fashion Revolution has been working on this for the past few years, and we have tried to participate in those efforts through different awareness and fundraising events leading up to Fashion Revolution Week.  This year, we'd like to get the conversation started again by turning a few heads, with the "I Like It Slow #SlowFashion" Tee. Although it could be considered provocative by some, we hope that it will be the catalyst to stir up the conversation about a topic that can otherwise come...

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How to Shop Consciously

  If you're reading this, chances are you are at least mildly aware of the devastating social and environmental effects of the fashion industry. One of the most common questions I get from friends and acquaintances is, "How can I make a difference?"  The idea of suddenly becoming a "sustainable shopper" from one day to the next is definitely overwhelming. Don't worry. It's not that scary. You can start feeling great about your shopping decisions just by asking yourself a few simple questions the next time you want to buy something: 1. Do I really need it? One of the most effective ways to reduce your negative impact is to simply Shop Less. We have all been guilty of impulse...

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