Feeling a profound connection to the things we buy is meaningful. However, we often consume things without taking a moment to reflect the story behind the item, forgetting to ask important questions like “Who made this? Where does it come from? Who was affected? What impact does this have on our planet? How does this impact my life and the lives around me?”

 Sustainable Fashion Writer and Fashion Takes Action Classroom Facilitator, Cassandra Ciarallo talks about Rent frock Repeat in her article on ecowarriorprincess.net. Instead of keeping that fancy dress you only wore once in your closet for the rest of its life, why not rent it out? I think it’s such an ideal way to reduce your fashion footprint and encourage this sharing economy to grow. Some cool ideas for renting in Canada can be found at Rent Frock Repeat,” she says. Read the full article here.