It's undeniable: the eco-friendly fashion movement is growing stronger every day. From Harry Potter's resident fashionista Emma Watson designing her own collection of magical duds for British brand People Tree to Seattle's hosting of the first ever Eco-Chic Expo in April, sustainable style is spreading like wildfire.Green Fashion Terms to Know Before You Shop:
- Sustainable: A sustainable product has the ability to be produced (over & over & over again) without doing much harm to the environment.
- Renew-ability: Renewable resources are derived from something living (plant, animal, ecosystem) that can regenerate.
- Cruelty-free: Cruelty-free companies do not test on or use animals in their products.
- Carbon Footprint: A carbon footprint is a measurement of the impact human activities have on the environment. In terms of fashion, a clothing’s carbon or ecological footprint is the impact the piece of clothing has had on the environment from start to finish.
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