Welcome to the grand finale of Second Hand September, where we dive into the world of sustainable fashion and celebrate “The Rewear Revolution.” We will uncover the profound impact of the fashion industry on the environment, the significance of reusing clothing, and our commitment to sustainable fashion through ‘Found It At FRAME.’ Plus, we’ll delve into how you can get involved explore Sustainable Fashion Week (Sept 25th – Oct 8th).
The Fashion Industry’s Environmental Toll:
The fashion industry is a global powerhouse, known for setting trends and pushing boundaries. However, it’s also an industry that leaves a substantial environmental footprint. From excessive water usage in cotton cultivation to chemical-laden dyeing processes and heaps of discarded clothing in landfills, the consequences of fast fashion are undeniable.
The Rewear Revolution: Why It Matters:
Sustainable fashion is not a fleeting trend; it’s a necessity. It’s about reimagining our relationship with clothing and choosing to reuse, repurpose, and relove our garments. It’s about recognizing that every piece of clothing has a story and a purpose beyond a single wear.
At Pembrokeshire FRAME, we wholeheartedly embrace The Rewear Revolution. We believe that fashion can be sustainable without sacrificing style. It’s about making conscious choices that protect our planet and empower our community.
Found It At FRAME: Our Sustainable Fashion Project:
At the heart of our sustainable fashion journey lies “Found It At FRAME.” This project is more than just a collection of pre-loved clothing; it’s a testament to creativity, sustainability, and community spirit.
- Reduce: We begin our sustainable journey by reducing waste. By offering carefully curated pre-loved clothing, we extend the lifespan of garments and reduce the demand for new production.
- Rework: Our team of skilled artisans reworks and upcycles clothing to give them a fresh, contemporary look. From altering hems to adding artistic flair, each piece becomes a unique creation.
- Repurpose: Through ‘Found It At FRAME,’ we showcase the art of repurposing. Fabrics from old clothing are transformed into entirely new items, reducing textile waste and crafting sustainable fashion.
- Reimagine: Sustainable fashion encourages us to reimagine our closets. Instead of chasing trends, we find joy in reviving timeless pieces and embracing individual style.
Want to be part of our sustainable fashion mission? You can! We’re always on the lookout for passionate volunteers who share our commitment to sustainability. Whether you have an eye for fashion, love to upcycle, or simply want to make a difference, there’s a place for you at FRAME.
By joining our team, you’ll not only gain valuable experience but also contribute to our mission of transforming lives through sustainable fashion. Get in touch with us to explore volunteer opportunities during Sustainable Fashion Week and beyond.
Join The Rewear Revolution:
Sustainable fashion isn’t just about clothing; it’s a mindset, a lifestyle, and a commitment to a better future.Explore our ‘Found It At FRAME’ collection, discover unique pieces with stories to tell, and make sustainable fashion choices that resonate with your values. Fashion can be a force for good, and every garment can have a second, third, or even fourth life.
Sustainable Fashion Week (Sept 25th – Oct 8th):
Have a look at this years Sustainable Fashion Week’s programme of events so you can get involved! https://www.sustainablefashionweek.uk/sfw-2023
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