What now?

This investigation has shown that the fashion industry is far from being sustainable. Both brands and consumers have a lot of work to do for a big change to happen – but that doesn’t mean it isn’t possible.

Catwalk. Image courtesy of Creative Commons


Organisations like Fashion Revolution and Labour Behind the Label are working towards a conclusion on a wider scale but there are smaller changes that can be made in our own wardrobes to kickstart change. Patch up the whole in an old pair of jeans before throwing them away or donate old clothes to charity.