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When it comes to fashion, the words “sustainable” and “ecofriendly” might have you envisioning burlap muumuus and recycled flip-flops. But, that’s not always the case anymore. With advances in technology and an increased focus on working conditions, the growing sustainable fashion industry is making responsible duds chicer than ever.
Today’s sustainable clothing tries to minimize the negative environmental and social impact of the production process by focusing on renewable fiber, material source, factory quality, workers’ rights, manufacturing waste, and carbon footprint. Here are a few of our earth-friendly favorites.