If we want fashion to be sustainable, we must slow down.
Sustainability lies in simplicity
Fair trade, organic cotton and recycled fabrics are all great buzzwords when it come to discussions about sustainable fashion, but the fact is that we simply consume too much.
Our goal at Senza Tempo is to create a garment you’ll wear through the seasons and for years to come, not to get you to buy something new every other week.
Back to the Future
An old fashioned approach.
It’s the way our grandmothers shopped. Unlike most of us today, they were thoughtful with their purchases because they had to be — money and fabric were scarce. Clothing was expensive. The depression and war years instilled a frugality we hardly know. They had capsule wardrobes before the term ever entered the lexicon.
In order to be sustainable, we’ll have to adopt these principles again today to head off the looming environmental crisis.
We produce collections not seasons and always consider how versatile a garment is before releasing an item.
SLOW FASHION IS THE WAY FORWARD
We use as many local L.A. suppliers as possible and seek to reduce shipping to reduce our overall carbon impact. We primarily use silks and wools which have a lower environmental impact than other fabrics.
Shop mindfully from brands that are open about their factories, where and how they source their products.
Remember the shorter and closer to home the easier to monitor.
When you buy less and buy better quality clothing, you reduce your contribution to the textile waste that is currently drowning our planet.
Superior quality garments can only made by people paid a living wage — that’s is the only model that is sustainable in the long term.
Simplify your closet, simplify your life. Read about how to build a Mindful Closet.