As second hand clothing increases in popularity, one area of the fashion industry's standing out as the shining star. Vintage trends are making a huge come back. So why are people clambering for items that are 50 years old when the high street offers similar garments?
In 2019 Oxfam launched 'Second-Hand September' at Download Festival and have since saved over 50,000 garments from landfills. As we know here at Preloved conscious consumers are on the continued up rise, much to our delight. This means we should be able to save more and more garments every day, month and year. We going to run through what is Second-Hand September and how you can get involved.
Second hand September is all about challenging why we choose fast fashion and brand new over second hand and preloved clothing. Second hand does not mean second best and should not be overlooked. If we chose to shop second hand for just 30 days, the positive environmental impact would be huge!