Second-hand style: The many joys of buying vintage clothes

14 Mar 2019
By Vanessa R., Student at University of Glasgow

Throughout the last few years, and especially the last few months, the focus on sustainability has increased more and more. Not only is it important to pay attention to what we eat, how we recycle, and how we get from A to B - it is also important to shop for clothes in a sustainable way.

Many retailers promote recycling and upcycling fashion, so why buy new clothes when there are so many already produced and available? Shops, markets, and websites aiming to sell good-quality fashion, in good condition, are everywhere now. Plus, it can make saving money a lot easier.

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Hello, I am Vanessa, a 25-year old postgrad from Germany. My passion for writing evolved through my linguistic studies and the many books I read. In my free time I love to explore the world, may it be through fashion, travelling and cooking and I am always open for new experiences with my friends and family.