As consumers we have the power to demand a transparent supply chain and vote with our dollars by supporting brands that allow us to see the actions they are implementing to reduce the environmental impact, but more importantly consciously working towards the end of dangerous working conditions for garment workers, fair wages, and an end to exploitation in the fashion industry.
“I am only one, but I am one. I cannot do everything, but I can do something. And I will not let what I cannot do interfere with what I can do." – Edward Everett Hale We’ve compiled a list of 5 documentaries that will help us understand the scope of the fashion industry and become more aware, identify brand transparency and overall be more intentional about what we consume.
At reFIND, we know that sustainability is truly about unity and banning together to create a change that moves the needle enough to see a positive impact. This means continuing to educate ourselves, share with others, and to not lose hope in believing that we CAN make a difference. You may have heard about a Fashion Czar or read it in a headline, but we'd like to break it down and talk about what it is, why it's important and what you can do to help!
At reFIND, we love everything about fashion. It’s a way in which we express ourselves, it matches our mood sometimes and increases our confidence with the pieces we choose to wear. It’s important for us to become more aware of the harsh reality that is the Fashion Industry and shift our mindset to a more intentional approach. This doesn’t mean you can’t shop, or like the new “trends”. You just shouldn’t feel like you have to! Check out this blog post where we talk about what Seasonless Fashion is, why it's important and how create your own unique wardrobe!