Youthful passion for sustainable fashion

Collectives and individuals are leading the way, promoting second-hand fashion and beauty and creating slow-fashion items with a smaller carbon footprint

Co-founders of Beauty Pantry, Kimberly Ong (left) and Sarah Bennett.
Co-founders of Beauty Pantry, Kimberly Ong (left) and Sarah Bennett.ST PHOTO: TIMOTHY DAVID

Let it be known that millennials are doing more than just spending money on avocado toast.

In the last two years, at least three youth collectives have sprung up, with causes ranging from promoting second-hand fashion and beauty, to creating slow-fashion pieces with a smaller carbon footprint.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 03, 2020, with the headline 'Youthful passion for sustainable fashion'. Print Edition | Subscribe