Ecosalon: Vintage Clothing, Made in USA, or Eco-Friendly: What's the Best in Sustainable Fashion?

For DuFault, she puts mended or tailored clothing at the top of her sustainable fashion list; reusing what you have. Along those same lines, thrift and vintage clothing can serve a similar purpose, as “they require no additional material and processing inputs, no additional natural resources used and they engage wearers in a deeper experience of fashion beyond shopping,” says Lynda Grose, a veteran of the fashion industry – she co-founded ESPRIT’s ecollection, which was the first ecologically responsible clothing line developed by a major corporation – and now an Associate Professor at California College of the Arts.

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