Other than designing and showcasing the clothes, fashion industry is all about materials such as fabrics, yarns and accessories. There are so many material options to use for any kind of clothing as the fashion industry got engaged with science and technology related industries such as physics, biology and chemistry recently. This helped people to create synthetic and unique fibers and sources other than the natural ones. This is great way to produce more affordable and durable clothes and also slightly decreased the animal exploitation. This sounds like a great development at first but with time it started to hurt the planet. Because unlike the natural fibers, human made fibers don’t decompose as easy, fast and kind.
Sustainability became an important part of our lives. Whether it’s for saving the planet or not wasting money, we tend to buy less items or upcycle our belongings and use them in different ways after they are ripped off or are needed anymore. Thankfully people are getting more and more creative with using their old belongings so recently, it’s not a need that arises from prudence but a need of beauty and fun!