Usually when someone alludes to the energy problem on our planet, the first things that spring to mind are things like automobiles and electronics. But the textile industry uses a mind blowing amount of energy to produce and distribute clothing. From material sourcing to production and distribution, the amount of water and fossil fuel waste involved in making a single garment is simply astounding. It is an environmental concern, but luckily there are solutions both in practice and in development. Let’s take a look at the connection between our clothes and energy.
Our fashion and clothing choices say a lot about us to the world, and can determine our outcomes with regard to employment, social interactions, and dating. Most or all of this perception occurs on a subconscious level, but bringing this knowledge to the surface and applying it to your wardrobe going forward will be an effective tool for conveying yourself to the world in a very intentional and more accurate way. Let’s take a look at what the clothes we wear say about us.
If you have a ton of old t-shirts laying around that are too ripped or ill-fitting to wear, but you can’t bear to part with them, these ideas will help you. You can repurpose old t-shirts into other t-shirts, or even better…turn them into other fabulous and fashionable items! Here are 10 amazing DIY ideas for turning your old t-shirt into something unique and adorable!