Thu, 03 Feb | The Zero Waste Company

Slow Fashion & Style - How to shop sustainably the smart way

A workshop and swap shop in one, we will be showing you how to shop for your shape and style in a sustainable way!
Slow Fashion & Style - How to shop sustainably the smart way

time and location

03 Feb, 19:00 – 23:00
The Zero Waste Company, 13 The Pantiles, Royal Tunbridge Wells, Tunbridge Wells TN2 5TD, UK

about the event

2022 is a new year with promise, and we want to encourage some new sustainable habits for you to try when it comes to your fashion buying choices. 

Join us for a workshop cum swap shop as we discover what it means to ditch fast fashion in favour of slow and sustainable fashion. The evening begins with a glass of wine and a pledge to step outside your comfort zone for the night and discover new ways to shop!

WHAT'S IT ALL ABOUT?

Fast fashion accounts for 10% of global carbon emissions, not to mention the trillion tonnes of water wastage and actual clothing that is thrown away. Consumers have become used to buying cheap, throwaway clothing and designs that are not built to last or designed for one season or trend, resulting in bulging wardrobes full of items that are sometimes worn maybe once or twice, or sometimes not at all!

Something has to change, and it is up to us as individual consumers to change our shopping habits and halt the rollercoaster of fast fashion before we race into environmental oblivion. 

Sound dramatic? That's because it is! However, we are here to show what it is to shop truly sustainably. 

THE MEANS

Holly (Co-Owner of Zero) is a pre-loved fashion officianado and is in her element when tasked with shopping second hand. She will discuss how she began her journey to buying quality, pre-loved clothing for her and her family and the various apps and websites she uses to do this. There will be some practical help as she guides you through specific apps so ma