Fashion images that saturate our news feeds help the industry bring in a whopping £26 billion to our economy. On average we each spend £640 on clothes per year and collectively throw out almost 300,000 tonnes of clothing. One third of this has barely been worn! This is men and women alike with men only wearing 13% of the clothing in their wardrobes.
Maintaining your style without throwing away your old things is easier than you think, and can save you money. Take a look at the events, blogs and top tips to give you a few threads of thought.
When synthetic fabrics are washed,they shed tiny strands of plastic microfibres, causing 16 times more ocean plastic pollution than microbeads from cosmetics! Take action and show your support with #WhatsInMyWash. Read more