How to give clothes a second life?

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How to give clothes a second life?
Trends & fashionZero waste

Popularization of eco and slow life trends encourages us to take a rational approach to fashion. We try to buy fewer clothes, but better quality, so that they will serve us as long as possible. But what about the pile of clothes that litter our wardrobe and which at first glance are useless? To throw away?

It would be too easy! See how little effort you have to put in to give your clothes a second life!

Go shopping in … your own wardrobe!

Your wardrobe is bursting at the seams, and yet every morning you think you have nothing to wear? We know this situation all too well. Therefore, it is worth doing a general overhaul of your wardrobe from time to time. This way you can find unique gems that you have long forgotten. Certainly, this way you will be able to avoid more than one trip to the gallery.

Take care of your clothes and don’t be afraid to repair them

Delicate ripping or a broken button causes your clothes to end up in the basket? For no reason whatsoever. Before you throw away clothes that seem to be useless at first, try to fix them with home remedies. Sewing a button or simple darning is not as difficult as it might seem. If you have two left hands for sewing, you can use online tutorials.

Good seamstress – a real superhero!

Unfortunately, not all tailoring treatments can be performed in the privacy of your home. That is why it is good to find a seamstress who knows her profession. Too long pants, too wide jacket, tight skirt … The seamstress will make you enjoy these clothes anew. The growing interest in conscious fashion has made this profession popular again and you can find someone who knows his profession very quickly.

Give your old clothes new colors

Coloring clothes has become extremely popular recently. Has your dress faded during washing and an unsightly stain of a different color appeared on your T-shirt? This does not mean that their place is in the garbage can. Grab some paints for painting clothes and give them a new life! There are also plant-based dyes available on the market, so everything can be done in an environmentally friendly manner.

Give your clothes a second hand

Just because you are bored with a certain piece of clothing does not mean that someone else will not like it. There are many possibilities. You can sell unused clothes on sales platforms, donate to someone in your family or friends, or donate to those in need. Check if there are no so-called swap parties, during which women have a good time, and at the same time exchange unworn clothes with each other.

Remake and personalize old clothes

Are there clothes in your wardrobe that have gone out of fashion a long time ago? In a few moments you can make them on top again. Colorful patches, beads, sequins or embroidery will give your clothes a new, unique look, and you will be proud to say that you are a fashion designer.

Material for cleaning cloths

Cotton unnecessary clothes, e.g. T-shirts, cut into pieces, are perfect as cleaning cloths. Cotton and viscose perfectly absorb moisture, and in addition, they can be washed at high temperatures. So you don’t have to spend money buying special cloths from the store.

main photo:ília Castelli

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