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Buying Clothes for the Long Term

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Buying Clothes for the Long Term

Vanessa Friedman recently wrote a great article for the New York Times called Can I Buy Fast Fashion and Not Feel Guilty? In it she quotes Maxine Bedat, the founder of the New Standard Institute and the architect of New York’s Fashion Sustainability and Social Accountability Act, currently wending its way through the State Legislature, “prolonging the active lifetime of a garment by two (using the garment in its original form twice as many times as average), will decrease the climate impact by 49 percent.” Average was estimated as SEVEN times. Think about that!  We hear comments like:  “I lived...

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