• Interview Global Fashion Exchange: ‘Sustainability is a trend that is going to last'

    2 monthes ago - By Fashion United

    Overproduction, over-consumption - nowhere else does wastefulness rear its ugly head as much as in the fashion industry: thanks to fast fashion, more clothing floods the market at ever cheaper prices; garments are not valued anymore and either not worn at all or worn and thrown. This leads to 2.5 billion pounds of clothing going to landfills each and every year. A shocking fact. The Global Fashion Exchange , an international platform promoting sustainability in the fashion industry with inspiring forums, educational content and cultural events, uses interactive clothing swaps to empower...
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  • Global Fashion Exchange: “If people are smiling, the world is going to shift”

    Global Fashion Exchange: “If people are smiling, the world is going to shift”

    2 monthes ago - By Fashion United

    INTERVIEW On average, we wear our clothes a total of seven times and then, many simply get thrown away - 2.5 billion pounds of clothing each year to be precise. Scary but easy to change as one of the simplest and most sustainable ways to let garments live longer is to find them a new owner. And this is the mission of the
    Global Fashion Exchange : To promote sustainable consumption patterns, such as reusing and recycling, around the globe through inspiring forums, educational content and cultural events like clothing swaps. Since its inception in 2013, GFX has saved 22 tons of clothes from...
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