The only actually sustainable way to buy anything is vintage.
By selling what already exists, we avoid harmful manufacturing.
Fashion is one of the most pollutive industries in the world.
The truth is every newly manufactured item any of us buys contributes to melting ice caps, horrific natural disasters, and a dig-your-head-in-the-sand mentality that landed us all in this precarious situation in the first place.
The equivalent of one garbage truck of textiles is landfilled or incinerated every second.*
*Source: Ellen MacArthur Foundation: Make Fashion Circular
If everyone bought ONE used item instead of a new item this year it would save...
Source: Green Story Environmental Study
5.7B lbs of CO2 emissions
equivalent to taking a 500,000 cars off the road
25B gallons of water
enough for 500 million showers
449M lbs of waste
equivalent to the weight of one million polar bears