Sustainable fashion is well known for its expensive price tags... By using eco-friendly fabrics and paying their workforce a living wage, these brands invest more money into an ethical supply chain and must therefore sell at a higher price point. Quite often the higher cost is the reason why many of us are put off buying clothes from sustainable fashion brands. Yet, in order for the sustainable fashion movement to continue growing, it should be inclusive of all budgets.
But before we all rush out looking for cheaper options that claim to be eco-friendly, it's important to beware of fast fashion brands that claim to be ethical or sustainable. While these cheaper brands might be using more eco-friendly materials for a few of their items, their business as a whole does not support sustainability. This is another common example of greenwashing.
This isn't to say that affordable ethical & sustainable fashion doesn't exist! These days more and more affordable sustainable fashion options are emerging. Purpose-driven brands are proving that it is possible to sell sustainably made & ethically sourced clothing at affordable prices for everyone to enjoy. Here's 7 of our favourite sustainable brands that accommodate all budgets. 💵
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