Sustainable fashion on a budget

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The fashion industry is one of the biggest polluters in the world and the amount of waste from fast fashion overwhelms landfills left and right. Though buying clothes from sustainable brands is a great ethical option, cost remains a significant hurdle for many clothing consumers. A plain white shirt from Patagonia, a brand known for its sustainable practices, is $40, while H&M’s fast-fashion equivalent goes for half of that. Sustainable fashion seems like something that is not accessible for those on a budget, but it can be. Here are some tips on achieving sustainability while serving looks on a dime.
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Salvatore Ferragamo Raf Simons Color Blocking Salvatore Ferragamo’s heart-racing spring runway was inspired by “vitamins,” according to creative director Massimiliano Giornetti. Injecting his collection with every color from turquoise to tangerine to lemon yellow, the vibrant shades set a trend for bold color-blocking. Raf Simons, Moschino, J.W. Anderson and Mugler
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