The tenants of fashion are this: produce as much volume as possible to lower costs and increase your profits. Economies of scale in fashion means making 100,000,000 units with maybe a dollar or two in profit per each unit. Margins are tight along the way, so you have to make a lot, to make aContinue reading “The hard truth or the easy answer?”
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Embracing the Fashion Industry’s Transformational Shift.
As we have entered a new year, a new presidency, a new time in our lives, environmental justice has never been more relevant to the conversation. Protecting our Earth and accepting social responsibility does not come at the expense of individuality, modernity, nor style. In fact, with upcycling, those attributes are not only preserved butContinue reading “Embracing the Fashion Industry’s Transformational Shift.”
Upcycling is the New Recycling
If you’ve been following along with Reborn Clothing Co.’s story, you’ve probably heard the term “upcycling” thrown around. Truly—we can’t go a day at the office without hearing it a hundred times. And that’s because upcycling—or taking materials and products that already exist and transforming them into something totally new to be used all overContinue reading “Upcycling is the New Recycling”
Upcycling: Changing the Fate of So-Called Waste
Eighty pounds—or the equivalent of four car tires—is how much clothing the average person throws away per year. And of all the discarded clothing taking up space in our landfills, 95 percent can be reused or recycled. Reborn Clothing Co. is on a mission to change the fate of that so-called waste. While an undergradContinue reading “Upcycling: Changing the Fate of So-Called Waste”