What is Slow Fashion?
Hey, guys, I’m back with another sustainable brand pick of the week. This brand goes a little more above and beyond when it comes to sustainability. They are a slow fashion brand called Kid Philosophy. You might be wondering what slow fashion is if you’re not familiar with the sustainable fashion world and all of its terms. It can be a confusing world to navigate. But slow fashion is a popular way that fashion brands try to reduce their waste by producing high quality, locally sourced clothing that is made to order by craftsman seamstresses. Typically slow fashion brands are a small business that only sews a small selection of designs. That way they don’t have pre-made items that end up not being bought and as a result get thrown into the landfill.
The term slow fashion was coined as the counterculture to the fast fashion business model. It is reported that brands like H&M burn 12 tons of unsold garments every year. The idea behind slow fashion is that you are investing in a quality made piece that is simple and elegant enough to stay in your closet and be passed down to other people’s closets for a long long time. And even if these items do get thrown in the landfill at least they are made of natural materials like linen, hemp, cotton, silk, and
Kid Philosophy is a brand based out of the Ukraine that specializes in comfortable yet feminine clothing. Every design in their catalog is made out of soft durable linen in every color that you can think of. They strive to create designs that are everlasting. Nothing is meant to be squeezed into a fast trend. They follow the fundamental principle that clothing should be bought based on quality, not quantity. So they have designed everyday basics that everyone can use in their wardrobe. They ensure that their clothing is durable, well-made, and thoughtfully designed so it transitions through the day and the seasons. That way you have confidence in your clothing that fits your everyday routine. And you can grab each item from your closet again and again.
I fell in love with all of their designs and decided I needed some comfortable linen pants that I could easily transition from working at home to going out and about without changing. I loved adding this neutral pink clay color to my wardrobe. It is a soft color that I can use with all my whites and other neutral colors and looks really great with pinks, and purples. I highly
Check out the other designs that I love, that I am hoping to add to my wardrobe soon. The painter shirt in rust looks like a great shirt to throw on and go over anything. I also love the button up bow shirt in the sand color, it looks a lot like the vintage shirt I am wearing except without the collar. Would love to own the
As always thanks for reading! I hope you find these brand picks helpful. There are so many amazing sustainable brands out there and I love sharing my favorites that are making a difference in the fashion industry. I hope with this series you find some of your go-to brands that will help build a curated closet that you love to wear.