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Sustainable Fashion

January 28, 2020

Rebels With A Cause

Photographed by Nishant Radhakrishnan

It is hard not to factor the environment into any long-term plans for the way we live. Three urbanites from different age groups and walks of life — Reem Khokhar, Karishma Sehgal and Aditya Dubey — have opted to stop being passive and made irrevocable choices that align with the well-being of the planet. By respectively sticking with a decision taken in her teens to not have children, choosing to design a sustainable personal wardrobe and juggling an education with climate change activism, these determined citizens of the Earth share how their tomorrows have been affected by the deterioration of the natural world today.
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A Stitch In Time

Text by Anandita Bhalerao. Curated by Ojas Kolvankar.

There’s a growing wave of young people in urban India who are renouncing shopping altogether in favour of making their own clothes. Five creative individuals share their stories.
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Christened after the colloquial name for plastic bag in Hindi, Théla's pouches, accessories, jewellery and home decor products are India-born Diti's answer to the world's burgeoning plastic disposal problems
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7 Designers Answer Pressing Questions On Sustainability In Fashion

Compiled by Akanksha Pandey and Rushmika Banerjee

From the show format to the question about unsold garments Team Verve asks designers from Day 2 of the Lakmé Fashion Week line-up to share their thoughts on the vision and values of running a sustainable label in the current fashion landscape.
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Akanksha Kaila Akashi of Refash, a platform for upcycled brands, shares the ethos behind creating contemporary fashion from textile waste.
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9 Tips From UN Ambassador Dia Mirza’s Sustainability Guidebook

Text by Shraddha Jahagirdar-Saxena. Image courtesy: Dia's Instagram

Use and throw in a sustainable way, urges the actor, as she recognises the urgent need to safeguard our ecosystem
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