What’s project 333 ?

What’s project 333 ?

You may have heard about the project (or challenge) 333. In a spirit of minimalism and responsible consumption some people take on the challenge to only use 33 articles of clothes, jewelry and accessories for a period of 3 months. The purpose of this project is to become aware of our behavior towards of fashion, to use less and to find out what we really need. Also, see if there is really a difference in how we feel and how others perceive us with a smaller wardrobe.

How to Repair Clothing Yourself

How to Repair Clothing Yourself

A part of sustainability in textile is decided when we buy a garment. The fibers it’s made of, the dyes, prints or countries of origin all have an impact on the environmental footprint of a garment. Thereby, the other part is indirectly linked to the life cycle of the garment. The longer one uses his or her clothing, the less he or she buys new one, the smaller the environmental impact.

Plastic Clothing Causes Microplastic Pollution

Plastic Clothing Causes Microplastic Pollution

Since the early 2000s, a large part of the population has begun to question single-use plastic grocery bags as well as the pollution that they cause when they end up in landfills, as they take up to 400 years to decompose. I worked in a grocery store at the time, and the controversy led to much more discussions after my favourite automatic question: “Hello, plastic or paper bags?”

The Eco Fashion Paradox

The Eco Fashion Paradox

Through the media, we often proposed the term “Eco Fashion”. The use of the word “fashion” in this context is probably expressed as meaning “clothing” more than in its sense of way of getting dressed currently in style. Still, it leads us to reflect on the contradiction that may exist between ecology and fashion.

Giving a voice to the workers: Interview with Karen

Giving a voice to the workers: Interview with Karen

Currently I have two main roles: management of production and management of garment manufacturing contracts for other companies. We have our own clothing line (Respecterre) that we create, cut, sew and distribute. We also make corporate t-shirt or golf shirts for some companies (Musée des Beaux-Arts, Radio-Canada, Many other, etc.) Finally, our third category of production is what we do for other fashion companies that have similar values…