The last thing you planned for your apparel and accessories would be to end up in the back of your wardrobe. Below, you can discover the things you can do to extend the life of your items that have cost much effort to obtain and are made with care.
Look into the possibilities of selling your used items second-hand. You may no longer like your apparel or accessories but there are lots of people who want to give them a new life. Find new owners for your worn clothes or used accessories by selling them online, giving them away to your local thrift shop or by donating them to charity. Take a deeper look into clothing drop boxes, thrift stores and online possibilities to find a new owner to your used clothing.
You can use your used clothing to create new and upcycled products by making new clothes from old pieces or garments. You can visit a thrift shop or other organizations that collect clothes and combine used products to create a new and unique item.
SWISHING & SWAPPING
The terms ‘swishing’ and ‘swapping’ are often used interchangeably as both refer to the act of giving a your apparel or accessories away and getting another instead.
As a consumer, you can act sustainably by not always buying new items, but taking a good look at what you already own and swapping the pieces that you no longer wear but that are still in good condition.