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Slow Fashion and Sustainability: Why It's Important
I love fashion. I love design. I love the process of turning a simple sketch into reality and the more I learn, the more I feel an emotional connection with fashion. I recently came across these articles from LA Times and Manrepeller, and I think about the different ways I maintain my relationship with fashion as a consumer. I've gone through different phases, from buying new clothes to only picking out vintage or trading in for second-hand. I also gone through a phase where I abandoned shopping altogether for the reason I felt overwhelmed with having too much stuff. I learned that shopping is an emotional connection and it's important to think about fashion from a higher consciousness. Who made your clothes? Where did your clothes come from? How is it made and and what materials are used? How will you dispose your clothes after its life cycle? These are the questions we don't typically think about when we go shopping.…