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I know an Italian store selling vintage French work jackets sourced from Bangkok. The circuitous voyage these clothes make before finding their way back to Europe made me wonder about the green credentials of vintage clothing more generally.
We’re told that buying vintage clothing is more sustainable, but is this actually true?
The brand Romeo Gigli can still be found on sale here and there. But what about the man who The Los Angeles Times once claimed had single-handedly changed the course of fashion?
He had a far-reaching influence on both men’s and womenswear throughout the ’80s and ’90s. And then, at the peak of his success, he just vanished.
What happened to Romeo Gigli?
There are an increasing number of innovative textiles being made from recycled post-consumer waste. But can garments made from such fabrics be legitimately classified as sustainable clothing?
If the need for more ethical and sustainable menswear is no longer dismissed by the mainstream, it’s thanks to decades of campaigning by the alternative fringes of society.
For this we should be grateful. But now it’s time they move over.