Before you invest in a new item - try to go through these simple questions in your head.
Nu.’s ethical checklist:
Will I wear this item 30 times?
Do I not have any other item like this?
Can I borrow this, or similar, from a friend?
Do I know where this was made?
Was the garment worker paid a living wage?
Is this material sustainable?
Is this well made and long lasting?
Can this be repaired?
Do I really love this?
Share and swap clothes with friends
Go vintage or shop in thrift stores
Go for ethical brands.
Do an inventory of your wardrobe - Are there duplicates?
Repair your clothes
Take care of your clothes - don’t over-wash!