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Sustainable Fashion Here's What You Need to Know

As the world grasp to address the climate change, industry sectors are working to reduce their carbon emissions. [2]. Despite efforts to reduce carbon emissions, industry is on trajectory that will exceed the limiting global warming to 1.50 C set out by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). Fashion makes a sizeable contribution to climate change. Fashion industry contributes to 10% of the global carbon footprint [1] and is the second greatest polluter of freshwater in the world.

Clothing in general is a very complex supply chain that makes it difficult to account for all emissions that come from producing new clothes. Then there are issues related to how the clothing is transported and disposed of when the consumer no longer wants it anymore. While most consumer goods suffer from similar issues what makes fashion industry problematic is that with each passing seasons consumer are pushed into buying the latest items to stay on trend. As per Lynn Wilson “globally 65% of the clothing that we wear is polymer based” [3]. 70 million barrels of oil a year are used to make polyester fibre in our clothes.

Bio couture or fashion made from environmentally sustainable material is increasing in big business. Sustainability issues in Textiles have paved way for many new fibres in the new and emerging term in today’s life. The goal is to create a system that can be supported both in terms of environmental impact and social responsibility. The idea behind sustainable is use of ecological and renewable materials that are not harmful to environment and replacing toxic substance with more ecological alternatives.



Lotus cultivation has coalesced over time as an innovation to adapt climate change, resolve soil problems, create jobs, and improve water quality. With Save Soil movement launched by Sadhguru to address the soil crisis, lotus cultivation and lotus silk is ideally placed to have an environment friendly future for next generation. 

We at MODISTAS bestow the power in you to be the face, the driving force, the gamechanger draped in the purest form of fabric to bring the change our planet is looking for. Visit our collection.





[1] ” Making Climate Change Fashionable - The Garment Industry Takes On Global Warming". Forbes. 2015-12-16. Retrieved 2019-04-16.
[2] "Fashion is the 2nd Largest Water Polluter in the World! How to Reduce Your Clothing Footprint - One Green Planet". 2015-05-05. Retrieved 2019-04-16.
[3] "Globally 65% of the clothing that we wear is polymer based". BBC. Retrieved 2021-03-20


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