There is not one romantic movie telling about a wedding without a scene in which all friends gather around in a dress store and comment on the beautiful dresses the bride is trying on. We all may agree upon the fact that the dress for that special day shall be selected carefully. However, is it really necessary that the outfit is only worn that one day in your life? Fashion is doing a lot of harm to our environment and the conditions of its production is highly unsocial. Hence, we should be careful when selecting the clothes for the future spouse as well as bride planning their wedding party.
93% of brands in the textile industry aren’t paying their garment workers a living wage.
Firstly, by finding suitable clothes for the wedding event, you can keep in mind whether you may wear these items also on different occasions in the future. If not, maybe lending a wedding outfit is an option for you. There are some businesses offering to lend dresses, jackets and more and adapt it to exactly your body shape. Above that, you can think about handing your dress away or selling it after your wedding party. Maybe pictures will be a reminder nice enough and you do not need to store the tissue for the rest of its lifetime becoming bored within your wardrobe. It may be happy to be refilled with life and love at the next wedding from another person.
Three out of five fast fashion garments end up in a landfill within a year of purchase.
Also, a second-hand dress can be the right choice. Maybe in your family there is still someone owning his or her wedding outfit and you can adapt it to your shape and taste? Or you may have a nice piece of clothes in your wardrobe which you like particularly and which can be adapted to the festivity? Local gifted tailors may enchant the piece of textile in a magical way and revive the tissues with a new life. There is no better chance to get a unique and personalized outfit. No matter if it is for the bride or the groom.
The fashion industry is responsible for an estimated 8-10% of global greenhouse gas emissions.
Some brands additionally support carbon offset initiatives for CO2-neutralizing the process of production as well as the transportation.
Only 13% of clothing and footwear is recycled.
GUEST INVITATION – INSPIRE YOUR GUESTS
– John Steinbeck
Our CEO Lilith is fascinated how many aspects can be designed in a sustainable way when getting married. She is eager to discover new sustainability hacks every day and likes to share her research and experience with you.