Resource-intensive, fast and wasteful, the fashion industry has become an epitome of our time. It expresses the richness of human ingenuity yet also the breakdown of our connection with nature. Deforestation and climate change have become a routine line in everyday news, and yet they shouldn’t be. It’s time to acknowledge our mistakes and shift our ways of being.
Fashion industry does not only impact the planet directly but it also has an insurmountable influence on cultural patterns that define our relationships with nature. Thus, it can be not only the driver behind the wreckage but also the light to illuminate new cultural narratives and social practices that permeate everyday life. Could fashion help restore the planet, even if it begins with a single choice regarding your next dress?
We’ve come up with some answers to start with.