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Why is Ethical Fashion "So Expensive"?

Why is Ethical Fashion "So Expensive"?

In this post, I want to give a few reasons for the gap in pricing between fast fashion and ethically made clothing.  1) Slave labor in 3rd world countries vs. fairly paid workers in 1st world countries.       You will find that most fast fashion companies have their items made in 3rd world countries. It is very rare that you will see fast fashion with a "Made in the USA" label. Obviously the cost of living in developing countries are much, much lower than developed ones-- yet STILL these workers aren't paid nearly enough to live decently! Let's compare that...


Four Ways to Shop More Responsibly in 2019

Four Ways to Shop More Responsibly in 2019

Happy 2019, y'all! Inevitably, with every new year comes new resolutions...and unfortunately most resolutions don't stick for more than 6 weeks. So we'd prefer if these pointers were taken as mindset or lifestyle changes-- meaningful improvements that help out our closet space and environment! 1) Buy only what will certainly be worn.     According to fashionrevolution.org, 40% of clothing we buy is rarely or never worn. I would contribute this to sale items "too good to pass up" and impulsive buys. Instead of buying because of the cheap price or clever marketing, it would be best to stop and think...


When we look at the bigger picture...

Interesting information worth pondering. (Source of all images: FashionRevolution.org)


The Consequences and Costs of Fast Fashion

     One of the main reasons why Remixd Clothing exists is to create well made clothing in a slow and thoughtful way-- so counter cultural to how we see the majority of today's fashions produced.      Fashion is meant to bring joy, a stirring of creativity, and excitement. There are few things better than buying a beautiful garment that one absolutely loves. Unfortunately many times the process in which the garments are produced are horrendous, much less beautiful.      We wanted to share this video we stumbled across from Teen Vogue that so effectively explains the problems of fast fashion...