Since we are in lockdown again, this is the perfect time to review your wardrobe. Have you got items you have realised you’ll never wear again even if we can go back to a sense of normalcy? Or have some of the most loved things reached the end of their life?
Besides merely reducing how much we purchase and stretching the life span of our clothes by avoiding fast fashion trends or selling them to others, recycling or repurposing clothes should be part of our role in the fashion economy to help close the loop. Primarily as this part of the cycle lies solely with the user.
Some schemes cannot run through the pandemic, particularly while shops are shut, even though it’s worth bagging your things ready for the return of their High street outings later in the year. Some schemes provide contactless drop-offs during the pandemic for additional safety.