Whether you're far into your sustainable fashion journey or you've landed on this page by mistake, you'll definitely find something valuable for you on this list. Easy and realistic - we won't tell you not to buy anything for the next century and beyond - our 20 slow fashion rules tackle the main issues created by fast fashion. These are long-term solutions to reconcile you with your wardrobe and reduce its environmental footprint.
So, which of these rules do you live by?
#1 Choose organic cotton over regular cotton.
#3 Don’t buy into trends for fear of peer pressure.
#4 Design a bespoke capsule wardrobe to fit both your life and style.
#5 Buy from local designer when travelling to a new destination.
#6 Invest in durable, timeless pieces that you can pass onto the next generation.
#7 Get crafty and repair your clothes instead of throwing them in the bin at the first tear.
#8 Rent luxury evening wear for special occasions instead of a purchasing a new, cheap alternative.
#9 Follow ethical fashion bloggers for inspiration.
#10 Snatch second-hand luxury pieces you won’t see on everyone else.
#11 Sale, donate or repurpose clothes that no longer fit.
#12 Find out more about the Fashion Revolution movement and spread the word.
#13 Take care of your clothes so they will last more than a season.
#14 Tired of your clothes? Swap them with a friend.
#15 Always look for a sustainable alternative to a trend you like.
#17 Be aware of the future innovative materials about to take the world of fashion by storm.
#18 Always make sure that you're in cruelty-free and vegan fashion territory before shopping.
#19 Learn about fashion history and world crafts. Don’t be a hanger for fashion appropriation.
#20 Get daily inspiration and discover sustainable brands on Euronews Living everyday.