28 Mar '16, 10pm

Should sustainability in fashion be a "bonus"?

Should sustainability in fashion be a "bonus"?

“Let’s get a few additional facts straight…I eat cheeseburgers, I wear leather, and I sleep on cotton sheets. As a consumer, I can rationalize these transgressions as minimal in the grand scheme of things. “What I can’t rationalize is being a part of a business that produces tens of thousands of dresses a month in China that are hurting the world we live in. Once I realized the scope of the impact that my industry’s production has on the environment, I knew I had to make a change. “To make Reformation clothing, we use sustainable fabrics, repurposed vintage clothing and rescued fabric from fashion houses that have over-ordered. Our office in Los Angeles also sources electricity from 100 percent renewable-power suppliers, and we use LED lighting and Energy Star –rated appliances. We pay attention to every detail and do what we can to improve every day. “The other big piece ...

Full article: http://www.ecouterre.com/reformations-yael-aflalo-sustain...

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