It starts with the design…
By implementing slow fashion values in the design process, waste can be reduced significantly by designing with longevity in mind, and tweaking the pattern-making process. Here are some ideas you can consider.
Take a cue from the “slow fashion” movement
This aspect of clothing production considers all aspects of the supply chain. The movement is described as the antithesis of fast fashion – that is, deliberate, with intention, and focused on the long-term well-being of people and the planet. Fast fashion, according to the Slow Fashion Movement, thrives on disposability and encourages wasteful practices. It also causes immense environmental and ecological stress.