1) Choose neutral clothing.
Leslie Crane offers this advice to families that are unsure about what to dress for pictures: “I suggest wearing any mix of cream, grey, and tan. That is pretty difficult to goof up and looks excellent in virtually any environment, especially the dried-grass fields that are easily accessible in the fall. The outcome is a monochromatic appearance that I adore. Soft neutrals always attract attention back to the subjects of the pictures. Dads want to appear casual and undressed, and this classic outfit is simple to put together.
2) Opt for monochromatic.
“Dress monochromatically to match your location,” advises Tarah Beaven. Sounds absurd, huh? However, there are a few reasons why this can result in compelling portraits. When you dress appropriately for your environment, your face is the centre of attention because the rest of your attire is neutral. The fact that the viewer is analysing variations of a single colour compels them to break down the image’s deta
3) Increase the number of times you wear your clothes
Wearing your clothes until they are completely worn out is the most effective measure you can take to lessen your environmental footprint in the fashion industry, according to studies.
Only a small percentage of clothing receives the recommended 100–200 wears, according to research, yet it is the average lifespan of an article of clothing. The average person purchases 50 new articles of clothes a year, but only wears some of them frequently. We need to control our want to spend money and make the most of the clothing we already own.
My advice? Pick out the clothes in your closet that you haven’t worn recently and show them some love.
4) Repair your existing clothes
Get inventive and expand your skill set by picking up sewing! Alternately, you might view a YouTube instruction on how to repair and revive your worn-out clothing.
If you don’t have much time, get your clothes altered and repaired by a tailor, and have your shoes repaired by an authentic cobbler. Some merchants additionally provide repair services.
5) Look after your clothes
By taking care of your current clothing to extend its life, you can buy less clothing overall. Reduce washing, use a cooler wash (30° maximum), and whenever feasible, air dry your items to make them last longer! For additional information, see Clevercare’s advice on how to maintain your clothing to prolong its life.
6) Buy quality over quantity
Spend a bit more money on durable, classic pieces that will last a lifetime. The Good On You app is a terrific tool for researching top ethical products because it ranks companies based on how they treat workers, animals, and the environment. Buy from companies with “Good” or “Great” ratings!
Avoid succumbing to ‘trends’; instead, avoid the impulse to stock up on clothing at any cost and create a sustainable wardrobe with a select few high-quality, timeless pieces that you adore and will reach for repeatedly.
7) Buy clothes made out of eco-friendly materials
Purchase clothing produced from eco-friendly materials like recycled or GOTS-certified organic cotton, recycled wool, organic hemp and linen, low impact materials like tencel, as well as organic linen and hemp. See here for additional information on these fabrics.