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In today’s world, where sustainability is not just a buzzword but a lifestyle, vegan fashion is taking center stage. Gone are the days when veganism was confined to dietary choices. Now, it’s a holistic approach that encompasses what we wear.
In this post, we’re starting with the basics of personal styling, a crucial step towards transitioning to a more conscious way of consuming fashion. Personal styling is all about discovering what works best for you, which helps you do more with less. There are three key elements of personal styling: fashion style, figure flattery, and color.
When we think of sustainable fashion, the word “trends” may not be the first that comes to mind. After all, eco-friendly fashion emphasizes classic and timeless pieces that stand the test of time, prioritizing style over fleeting trends. But here’s the exciting part: It doesn’t mean you can’t sprinkle your wardrobe with some trendy accent pieces that align with your sustainable values! In the realm of sustainable style, it’s all about striking the perfect balance between timeless elegance and a dash of trendiness. Picture a wardrobe filled with eco-conscious garments that transcend seasons, showcasing your unique fashion sense while reducing your environmental footprint. Sounds like a win-win, right?
Here is our curated collection of top 10 fashion trends for 2023, including top 5 sustainable fashion trends.
Here at Sparkpick we think a lot about body shapes, because knowing your body shape helps avoid buying extra garments and help you look great. If you are not sure what body shape you are, here is a list of top 10 garments that fit all body shapes, along our curated list of sustainable clothing.
Did you know that the number of items we purchase every year has doubled in the last 15 years? As we are binge-buying all this clothing, we’re also throwing away a lot. To be precise, as much as 84% of clothing ends up in landfills across the globe. Solutions? Buy less but more quality and sustainable clothing and learn to do more with what we have.
Leather has been around since the dawn of humanity, sheltering our ancestors from inclement weather and providing cozy shelters. Fast forward thousands of years, and we are still raising animals for dairy, meat, and wool. Not only that though – half of leather produced today makes up our shoes, 25% – clothing, and 15% – upholstery. A capsule wardrobe is a marriage of two things. First is a Base wardrobe – a collection of a few (up to 30) essential items of clothing that are classic in style and color that do not go out of style. The second is an Accent wardrobe – all the fun stuff that makes up your unique style – from red lace dresses, oversized plaid jackets, embroidered jeans, leopard tops, to Gothic Victorian blouses and pink joggers.
A capsule wardrobe is a marriage of two things. First is a Base wardrobe – a collection of a few (up to 30) essential items of clothing that are classic in style and color that do not go out of style. The second is an Accent wardrobe – all the fun stuff that makes up your unique style – from red lace dresses, oversized plaid jackets, embroidered jeans, leopard tops, to Gothic Victorian blouses and pink joggers.
Digital fashion – 3D representation of clothes – has been undoubtedly becoming a buzzword in the last year and living up to its momentum. Just a short year ago the idea of wearing digital clothing sounded like something out of The Emperor’s New Clothes. But a short and dramatic year later, a lot has changed. The Covid pandemic brought us isolation and with it – new online shopping habits, more than 30% increase in social media consumption, and a huge interest in sustainability from both corporations and consumers.
Imagine this: I’m at our house in San Diego, on a mission to wow my new neighbor, Dona, with a “sustainable fashion blogger” speech. But hold up – what grabs my attention? None other than the mountain of Amazon boxes towering behind her. Here I am, the sustainability champion, and there’s the evidence, loud and clear – my not-so-green secret. Cue the guilt trip, right? But wait, it’s not because I’m a total eco-fail or a shopaholic.
Ever wondered why we’re all turning into shopping pros these days? From the latest gadgets to those “can’t resist” outfits, that “Add to cart” button is like a magnet. But here’s the kicker: it’s not just us, the shoppers, who should take the heat.
Learn about popular myths around clothing donations, what charities to donate to, and how to prepare your gently used clothing for donations.
If you are new to sustainable fashion, you might get lost in a world of words that sound similar. Here’s a glossary of top eco fashion terms to help you on your journey.
Sparkles of all types and shapes, this is a story about you. Learn how to spark sustainably and switch to more eco-friendly shimmer and dazzling options.
If you feel like watching something meaningful, read on. Here is a list of our favorite documentaries about fast fashion and sustainable fashion.
The darkness of the consumeristic machine persuades us to buy more and cheaper. Learn how to resisist the temptation and feel good about it.
Reselling your clothing is one of the most rewarding ways to move towards sustainability. Learn about the best way to cash in.