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OwnMuse presents: The Sustainable and Ethical Denim Edit
Denim is an absolute must in your core capsule wardrobe.
Invest in Capsule Wardrobe Denim
Buy good quality denim clothes and they will last a very long time.
Life changes, body shapes fluctuate, style and taste can be seasonal.
Never EVER throw out an old pair of jeans, denim jacket or skirt.
1. ReFashion - Search for inspiring ideas Insta #refashion
2. Gift unwanted denim clothes to a friend
3. Search your local council website or a swap event! Or initiate on FaceBook or Locally
3. Donate good quality and in a very good condition no longer wanted denim.
4. Give back to the store.
5. Sell, the resale potential on good quality denim is high - Brands like Levis resale potential has been consistent since the '80s.
-> Shop sustainable Levis Denim here
Blue Jeans Go Green
"Recycling worn denim into insulation, the Blue Jeans Go Green™ program keeps textile waste out of landfills and helps build communities around the country.
Reducing wardrobe waste is one big way you can help look after the planet.
Investing in key fashion essentials that will withstand the test of time helps you create a personal style that shines.
A capsule wardrobe is how you can do this! To find out more about creating your own capsule wardrobe click this link now.
"When you buy and useless stuff, you are more satisfied with what you have." - ownmuse.com
Most women own some essential wardrobe items made from denim. Denim can be known for its long-wearing aesthetic, though buying good quality denim is important to get longevity from your blue, black or white jeans.
Jeans are an investment, make sure the denim you buy is sourced from sustainable origins. This is better for your bank account and better for the environment. The best jeans are the ones that get better with age, feel sensational against your body, look equally impressive, and are made from reliable denim.
SHOP Outland Jeans
Manufacturing: Our garments are made in Los Angeles which allows us to oversee production and limit the carbon footprint of shipping goods.
Materials: All our tees and sweatshirts are made from organic cotton.
Packaging: Our mailers are made with a minimum of 50% recycled paper and printed with water-based inks.
Denim Recycling: We participate in Cotton’s Blue Jeans Go Green™ denim recycling program to give old Industry Standard jeans a second life. If you have IS jeans that you’d like to trade-in, email us and we’ll ship you a prepaid label and give you $20 towards a new pair. The jeans you send back will be repurposed into natural cotton fibre insulation and each year a portion is used in building efforts around the country.
Blue Jeans Go Green™ is a trademark of Cotton Incorporated.
For years now we have been cheering from the sidelines watching and learning how Outland Denim have been paving the way in human rights, transparency in their supply chain and sustainability ~ constantly in awe at their incredible efforts and undeniable moral compass. It began few years ago at a conference where we saw founder James Bartle speak about the mission behind Outland, that a profound respect for their business model was had by our team.
Turns out, the respect and admiration was mutual after a few industry events of bumping into each other, our Head of Product and Sustainability pitched to our team a collaboration - not only to add to our existing collections and find the dream denim we've always wanted to create but for a potential ongoing partnership for an ethical and sustainable denim supplier.
Founded with the intention to create new opportunities for women who have experienced exploitation and endured unthinkable trauma, Outland Denim is a leader in the field of business for good. Outland has built a transparent and impactful supply chain for its Denim line - right down to its own garment factory located in Cambodia where they offer training, stable employment and opportunities for growth.
SHOP SLVRLAKE Jeans
Classic jeans are timeless, and SLVRLAKE's 'Sophie' pair are carefully made in a family-run factory to ensure a long lifespan. Cut from GOTS-certified organic denim, they have straight legs that strike the perfect balance of form-fitting and baggy.
Hand-picked Edit - Perfect Fit Jeans
4 JEANS TYPES YOU NEED TO OWN
1. Slim Fit Jeans
Slim fit jeans are a useful jeans style to have in your capsule wardrobe. Comfortable and easy to wear. Slim fit jeans easily go with an abundance of clothes. Making them perfect to match with t-shirts, a loose-fitting blouse, tailored jackets, biker jackets or a sweater.
Literally so excited to wear these. Made from strong, durable denim - these are dream-fit jeans. Add stretch to taste.
2. Straight-leg or Mom Tapered Jeans
A new take on vintage styles from the 90s, Mom tapered jeans are a classic style. More room in the crotch and hips than straight leg jeans with a tapered waist.
Mom jeans are able to be styled with the hem rolled up for a hipster, stylish look.
What is the difference between Mom jeans and boyfriend jeans?
Boyfriend jeans are similar but have more room in them. Think more crotch, hips and a baggy style. Both jeans styles focus on a tapered waist.
3. Wide Leg Jeans
Wide leg jeans are for women of all heights - listen up.
Wide leg pants, trousers and jeans became popular in the 2000s. Mainly in tune with a variety of hip-hop, rave and other music sub-cultures. Wide leg jeans are a wardrobe staple, stylish with a relaxed image.
Wide leg trousers work on all frames, the fashion code is this:
Longer Legs = Lower Waist Wide Leg Jeans
Shorter Legs = Higher Waist Wide Leg Jeans
4. Cropped Flare Jeans
A huge competitor in popularity with slim leg jeans. The cropped flare jeans are a classic style that is trending.
Cropped flares are flattering as they show your ankle which is the slimmest part of your leg.
Since cropped leg length will make your legs look longer, those with long legs should wear cropped flare jeans with flats and those with shorter legs can wear heels.
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Everything you need to be able to edit your own wardrobe with ease.
Become a style powerhouse! Everything you need to be able to design a wardrobe that is perfectly exclusively tailored to suit your life.
These reference guide and workbook will help you build a wardrobe full of clothes you love, clothes that effortless go together to make a large range of outfits.
Owning all these key fashion essentials will make getting dressed easy for you. You will have all the basics you need to make quick, stylish outfits you love - every day.
Let your senses guide you!
Less is more.
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Harper and The OwnMuse Team
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