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  • Writer's pictureLital Gottlieb

Green Fashion Tales: My Sustainable Style Shift

Go on a fun-filled journey with me, discovering how sustainable fashion can add a dash of eco-chic to our lives.


January 9th 2024

Blog post for stay at fashion moms

As morning light softly brightened my room, I found myself mulling over a thought that's been growing in my mind lately: sustainable fashion. It's like finding a secret garden in a familiar landscape – full of wonders yet to be explored.


Sitting in my cozy spot, tea in hand, I contemplated the deeper meaning of sustainable fashion and beauty. It's not just about choosing what to wear or how to accessorize; it's about connecting with the stories behind our choices. How can our everyday decisions in fashion and beauty help weave a more vibrant, compassionate world?


Demystifying Sustainable Fashion and Beauty















Sustainable fashion is like a puzzle, each piece crucial to the bigger picture. It’s about choosing clothing and beauty products made from eco-friendly materials like organic cotton or recycled polyester, ensuring that the production process respects both the environment and the workers' rights. Imagine a chic dress made from bamboo fibers, or a stylish pair of sneakers crafted from recycled plastic bottles – cool, right? It's about finding those items that make you look good while doing good.


The Art of Mindful Wardrobe Curation















As I rifled through my closet, a game of ‘fashion detective’ unfolded. It was about uncovering the story behind each piece – is it just a fleeting trend, or does it have a lasting place in my wardrobe? Sustainable fashion is like curating an art gallery; each piece is selected for its beauty, quality, and the story it tells.

When you're about to make a purchase, pause and think of it as adding a new character to your personal style story. Will it be a one-hit wonder or a timeless classic? This mindset shift can lead to more sustainable, cherished choices.

Fun Activity: Organize a 'Wardrobe Detox Day' with friends over video chat. Show off pieces, share stories, and decide what stays and what goes. It’s a blast and helps you rethink your fashion choices. I have done this several times with my stylist friends and it is a blast!


The Thrill of Thrift Store Treasures















My day of sustainable fashion exploration led me to the colorful, eclectic world of thrift shopping – a veritable playground for any fashion enthusiast. Imagine this: racks brimming with history, each piece with its own tale, waiting for a new chapter in its fashion life. It's like being a style archaeologist, unearthing relics of fashion past!

Next time you're in need of a wardrobe refresh, consider the thrift store your first stop. You'll be surprised at the gems you can find – and each purchase is a step towards reducing fashion waste.

















This journey has been eye-opening, teaching me that every small step towards sustainability can make a big difference. While the fashionista in me may never be 100% sustainable with fashion and beauty choices, this exploration has definitely lit a spark. It has made me more mindful about how I approach future purchases for my wardrobe and beauty needs.


I've learned that sustainable fashion isn't just about being eco-friendly; it's about being a conscious consumer, an explorer in a world of ethical and environmentally responsible choices. It's about finding a balance between style and sustainability, appreciating the stories behind our clothes, and recognizing the impact of our choices on the environment and on the lives of the people who make them.


The journey to sustainable fashion and beauty is ongoing and ever-evolving. It's not about perfection but progress. Each mindful choice, each eco-friendly find, each moment of reflection adds up to a significant impact. This adventure has shown me that being fashion-forward also means being future-conscious.


With Love and Style,

LiTaL ❤️

Founder & Chief Fashionista,

The Fashion Mission

 

Have a Burning Fashion or Beauty Question?


Throughout my journey in fashion, beauty, and motherhood, I've encountered a myriad of questions, dilemmas, and of course, delightful victories. And I'm sure your journey has been just as eventful! So, why not share and solve them together? Whether you're wondering which shoes pair best with that dress, how to swiftly apply the perfect winged eyeliner, or simple ways to add a dash of 'chic' to your everyday mom-look, this is the place to ask.


Drop your fashion and beauty queries below. Remember, no question is too small or too silly. If it's important to you, it's important to us. This community is a space for sharing, learning, and inspiring each other. So, let's dive into the exhilarating world of style together, one question at a time!



 

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Portrait photo of mother and advocate, Lital, who is the Founder of The Fashion Mission

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