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Slow Fashion

Buy clothes when you really need to, and spend your money on better quality or second hand items.

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The Economist

The true cost of fast fashion

Millions of tonnes of clothes end up in landfill every year—it’s one of the fastest-growing categories of waste in the world. How can the fashion industry continue to grow while addressing the environmental need for people to buy fewer clothes?

Hot Mess

Making Clothes Less Terrible for the Planet

Fast Fashion Must End

Untold

Why This Film? - 'The True Cost'

This documentary should change your view on fashion and teach you to consume consciously.

The Guardian

From retail to resale: the trend disrupting fashion

We're buying more clothes than ever, but it's not all fast fashion. More than half of 25- to 34-year-olds buy secondhand or vintage clothes, and resale apps such as Depop, Stock X and Vestiaire Collective are tapping into the millennial and generation Z market. But if people are buying secondhand they're not buying new.

Patagonia

The Stories We Repair: Anne Graham

Worn Wear repair tech, Anne Graham, invites us into her home to share her sewing machine collection and motivations for repair. Anne says, “If I can make something and it makes another person happy or better… I just can’t imagine anything that’s more worthwhile.”

Patagonia

Better Than New - Worn Wear

Better Than New is a short film that introduces Patagonia’s new biodiesel repair wagon and pays tribute to customers and repair techs who have kept our gear in use for over 40 years. Patagonia’s Reno Repair Department is the largest garment repair facility in the U.S. – completing about 30,000 repairs per year.

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