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Sustainability in fashion

Honest Basics

Honest Basics

It's been a while since I wrote a sustainability update. Does that mean I've done nothing? Not quite!! I've launched a second brand called Honest Basics which is focused specifically on sustainable fashion. I felt it wasn't enough to just try and make Baustelle as sustainable as possible, but wanted to start a brand which has sustainability at the core of what it does. Our mission at Honest Basics is to bring easy, every day sustainability to customers in Europe. We focus on basics, because everybody needs them and everybody wears them. And we make it affordable for everyone by offering...

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Something interesting 2

Something interesting 2

Some new developments in the sustainability field as reported by others. Articles on the problems of getting rid of our excess second hand clothing and one on fashion's seven priorities to achieve sustainability.

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Packaging of orders

Packaging of orders

When you open-up your Baustelle order, you won’t find any fancy packaging inside. Colorful paper, ribbons, gift bags would make your unwrapping experience more memorable. However I’ve decided to keep the extras to a minimum – because usually these are the first things you’ll throw away. And I'm trying to set up a brand with minimal environmental footprint.

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Something Interesting 1

Something Interesting 1

Something Interesting 1: pollution caused by the textile industry mapped out in real-time in China. And the challenges around working with hemp as an alternative textile in the US due to drug restriction laws.

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Introduction to sustainability in fashion

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Introduction to sustainability in fashion

Sustainability in fashion is a topic close to our heart at Baustelle. We love clothes and love to create and produce new clothes for you. At the same time we have to face some harsh realities: fashion is claimed to be the second most polluting industry in the world.

What are we are we at Baustelle doing about this?

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