More and more fashion labels are taking steps to make sure that their products are sustainable. Designers are using certified textiles to create long-lasting clothes, and some even offer free repairs or warranties.
The Berlin Senate wants to make secondhand clothing and products the norm, rather than seen as items only for people in need. To do this, it plans on opening several secondhand department stores.
The fashion retailer's move comes as the industry draws flak for greenhouse gas emissions. Is it concern for the environment, or is it the fear of missing out that's driving H&M toward secondhand fashion?
Fashion firms are tapping into growing public outrage at plastic pollution by offering snazzy garments made from old water bottles and other waste. But will it catch on — and can it make a difference?
Fast fashion churns environmental destruction as fast as seasonal trends. So how does sustainability become trendy? As anything does in 2018: on Instagram, one fashion blogger tells DW.
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