News — Sustainability

Fast fashion, and the access to trendy clothing at a reasonable price, has creeped up the essentials ladder, and has become a way of life

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But sustainability is possible without burning a hole in your pocket. Four people who gave up fast fashion, tell us how. With a new H&M and Zara opening up in almost every mall, fast fashion has latched onto us in ways we cannot imagine. Trends that are showcased in two seasons: Spring/Summer and Fall/ Winter are now divided into various other seasons. New trends from these shows are introduced in fast fashion stores almost every other week, and we’re all guilty of making impulsive purchases. Most of us may not know, but fashion is considered to be the second most...

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Ahluwalia’s Sustainable Streetwear for the 21st Century

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When considering “What is a truly global fashion garment?,” look no further than the track pant. As Ayesha A. Siddiqi wrote last year, “A track pant is the single article of clothing as likely to be worn in a refugee camp in Calais, or by a south London DJ, an Asian grandfather on a walk, or a supermodel. Today’s track pants are not a ‘new trend,’ they’re a culture shift.” For her namesake label Ahluwalia, designer Priya Ahluwalia crafts perfect pairs of culture-shift track pants, constructed from deadstock fabric sourced from discarded garments. Take, for example, a pair from her...

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