How To Be A Sustainable Clothing Brand
There are a few ways and reasons to start thinking how you can make your brand sustainable.
First of all, it's just a good idea, right? Making clothing that won't end up in a landfill in the next year just seems like a good idea. Secondly, it's good marketing! Everyone likes another reason to buy your brand so give them one. Lastly, let's stop the clothing industry from being the #2 polluter of the earth, right behind the oil industry.
We use many sustainable fabrics at Clothier Design Source. But what does this mean? There are so many different categories that sustainability can fall into, here is our quick breakdown of what it means and how we utilize sustainable fabrics in all our designs.
Two main types of sustainable fabric is natural fibers, such as cotton, linen and wool. The other side to this is recycled materials, such as plastic water bottles. Which helps eliminate waste in landfills—win!
The influx of sustainable fabrics has been on an upswing in the USA. This is great for us because we can follow and control the quality of those fibers at the supply-chain level. We work closely with our sourcing partners to provide the most appropriate selections for your garment.
Watch this video as we describe 3 ways you can source sustainable fabrics and 3 additional ways you can design a sustainable clothing brand. Sustainability is a good for the earth, and also great for your marketing. Design your line with us and win!
Here are ways to think about how you can make your clothing brand more sustainable.
And here are ways to think about how to use more sustainable fabrics.
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