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A few months ago, I started to research the process of fashion and how we consume textiles. I was suddenly bombarded by the horrifying information surrounded by fast fashion. I learned about large corporations dumping chemicals in public drinking water so that it is no longer consumable, the cotton farmers in India suffering from staggering suicide rates because of the high prices of cotton pesticides, and textile workers being forced into producing textiles with 10+ hour shifts with no bathroom breaks. My head was spinning and my heart was crushed. I had to change the way I consumed textiles and learn more about sustainability.

I’m still far from owning a sustainable closet or being 100% plastic free, but I’m taking small steps to becoming a more conscious shopper. My goal of this section is to grow with you as we both take on a more conscious lifestyle. You can read more about how I started this section here.

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