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How about choosing sustainable furniture for all your sustainable garments?
In this current climate, we all must focus on making sustainable choices.
We all need to do our part to help the environment.
From the clothes we buy, to the sustainable furniture we should put them in.
Choose Recycled Apparel
Fast fashion and fleeting trends should become a thing of the past.
How you style yourself matters, especially if in the process you help the environment.
Thankfully, long gone are the days where sustainable fashion was limiting and, quite frankly, a little bit boring.
Now the market is full of designers making garments that minimise the industry’s carbon footprint.
They’re making clothes from innovative and recycled materials while donating to charities at the same time.
Embrace Fashion With A Cause
Another great example of one of these sustainable brands is London-based Gung Ho.
All of their clothes are ethically made in the UK and with every purchase, the company donates to charity.
On top of all, the designs are made to create conversation by tackling climate change.
If someone compliments you on your outfit, you can tell them about the hidden meaning and the values you’re marching for.
Share And Swap Fashion
Word of caution, though; shopping sustainable can come with a hefty price tag.
But that’s ok. If you’re not ready yet to invest, you can still do your bit and here’s how.
One of the easiest, and cheapest, ways of reaching a sustainable closet is by doing clothes swaps with your friends.
In this way, you can discover pieces that are ‘new’ to you and prevent wasting discarding clothes you no longer wear.
Don’t Forget Home
There’s more to leading a sustainable lifestyle.
Apart from buying sustainable, recycled, or swapping, where you store your clothes is equally important.
This bit is all about sustainable furniture and how to get it.
First, you should check if there is any bargain furniture at your local charity shop.
If you find any pieces, try to upcycle and refresh them first.
This way, you give them a new lease on life.
But, if you want to invest in something new, you must always choose environmentally-friendly companies.
One of my favs is Hammonds, a sustainable furniture company that puts the planet first.
“Most timber items that we buy are FSC or PEFC certified, to ensure sustainability throughout the supply chain,” says Kirsty Oakes, Head of Display and Marketing.
A house needs more than just sustainable furniture to make it feel like a home.
If you want to turn your home into a welcoming space that reflects your ethical values, there are several companies ready to help you, help the environment.
Weaver Green is another excellent example that comes to mind.
The company has spent several years perfecting its soft furnishings skills.
The brand’s wool-like textures – made from recycled plastics – make a gorgeous addition to your home, give them a try.
Don’t worry if your steps towards a more sustainable lifestyle are small; it is ok.
What’s important is to start and make sure you’re heading in the right direction.
Moreover, remember that making sustainable choices is not just about the garments you wear.
It is also about where you store them – ideally in a sustainable furniture wardrobe.
WTVOX – Voicing the Future of Fashion
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With hopes you’ve enjoyed my article on sustainable furniture, I’d like to ask:
- What are some easy ways you think we can all help the environment?
- Are you using any sustainable furniture at home?
- If yes, where did you get yours? Brand new, second hand, any places you can share with us?