The make-up of a fabric was once completely unimportant to me. I would prioritise style and price above all else.I began to realise fabrics are a major contender in the environmental impact fashion has.
With more research, we have become more aware of how fabrics are made, how they last, and how they impact the environment in their life cycle. There have also been developments into more friendly fabrics that benefit workers, wearers and the worlds resources. So here’s what we’ve found so far, a rough guide to help us re-evaluate the items we choose to buy.