Dressing for Success/ Tips and Tricks for Gender-Neutral interview attire

Dressing for Success/ Tips and Tricks for Gender-Neutral interview attire. Here at STUDIO EVA D, we know that first impressions count. Whether in a casual or professional setting, we’re here to help.

 

Wearing the right clothes for an interview is an excellent opportunity to show your care and attention to detail, boosts your confidence and leave a lasting impression on the interviewer.

 

For a timeless and gender-neutral look for your upcoming interview, STUDIO EVA D offers critical insights on how to dress for success in a way that helps you break out from the usual gender norms in the workplace and reach for success!

 

Do your research

 

There are lots to consider before attending an interview. Websites are excellent places to check the attire expected at the company or industry you are interviewing for. If there are images of any employees, look at their outfits and work from there.

 

Outfits vary from industry to industry:

 

Technology companies 

 

Studio EVA D. - gender neutral blazer jacket

Blazer Jacket ‘Slack’ black pinstripe by Studio EVA D.

Generally, many technology companies have a more casual dress code than traditional corporate offices, so you might want to try experimenting with the following:

 

  • Clean, well-fitted jeans (A solid neutral colour with no tears)
  • Button-down shirt or blouse
  • Comfortable shoes

 

However, this casual atmosphere shouldn’t deter you from standing out professionally, so why not opt for a smart blazer like our ‘Slack’ black pinstripe?

 

With its classy straight cut, it’s perfect to combine with a smart shirt and trousers.

 

Restaurant positions

 

Studio EVA D. - Pants ‘Heit’ of Black Wool

Pants ‘Heit’ of Black Wool by Studio EVA D.

When thinking of interviewing for a job in a restaurant position, it’s good to dress in a way that is practical. Consider the style and atmosphere of the restaurant you are applying to, and try to dress in a way that aligns with their brand and culture and with what your position might be.

 

  • Black shoes
  • Button-down top or polo shirt
  • Clean, comfortable trousers or khakis

 

Although we wouldn’t wear them for the work itself, these Pants ‘Heit’ of Black Wool are a great option for looking smart and, more importantly, feeling comfortable. With their ankle-length tapered legs and dropped crotch, various bodies can wear these pants.

 

Executive roles

 

Studio EVA D. - Leather shopper ‘Hempbag’ Black

Leather shopper ‘Hempbag’ Black by Studio EVA D.

Compared to the previously mentioned industries and positions, this is undoubtedly NOT a time to turn up in a casual outfit.

 

By representing a high-end position in a company, you must appear professional, polished and sophisticated. 

 

Consider the following:

 

  • A well-tailored suit
  • Neat dress trousers
  • Dress shoes

 

Whilst considering professionalism a top priority, one must choose an outfit that gives you confidence, comfort and a small amount of personable expression to show your future employer.

 

 Our Leather shopper ‘Hempbag’ Black is a great minimalist classic of high-quality supple leather and a great practical accessory.

 

Stick to neutral colours

 

Studio EVA D. - gender-neutral interview attireColours are indeed essential to consider when picking your gender-neutral interview attire.

 

Although we established how different industries have different dress codes, colours are an aspect of an outfit that covers a broad spectrum of professionalism and can be a rule that stays with you throughout your professional life.

 

  • Black: Known to exude confidence and power, it’s the safest tone to choose for either a blazer or trousers. Perfect for high-end positions.
  • Grey: A great versatile colour due to its range from dark to light and is known for expressing sophistication. It’s a neutral colour that can make you look powerful but approachable.
  • Beige: Wearing beige is an excellent way to stand out without being too distracting. Not only does it boast versatility, but it can also give off a brilliant first impression.
  • White: A clean, crisp white garment is perfect for showing you are organised and even detail-orientated. A simple bright white button-up can make or break any interview for any position.

 

Consider the size and style

 

Studio EVA D. - Dustcoat Black Wool Midi - Gender-Neutral interview attire

Dustcoat Black Wool Midi by Studio EVA D.

When picking your gender/neutral interview outfit, it’s essential to consider the fit and style. This not only enhances your professional appearance but also makes you feel comfortable and confident.

 

A tailored suit screams professionalism. Why? Well, it’s not only a classic and timeless option for any professional setting, but it also emphasises the wearer’s body in a way that creates a flattering and confident appearance. 

 

Consider this when choosing your garments. Are they boxy and loose fit? Are they too tight and restricting? 

 

At STUDIO EVA D, we love loosely fitted garments that suit an array of body types, but we also value straight-cut clothes designed to follow the natural lines of the body without clinging too tightly. Our Dustcoat Black Wool Midi has long straight sleeves, a lapel collar, two patch pockets and a fabric belt. This great versatile garment can add elegance to any formal attire.

 

Here at STUDIO EVA D, we value inclusivity and aim to avoid gender biases and stereotypes. This approach is making its way into more and more professional settings as workplaces become more diverse and inclusive, thus respecting the needs of the employees.

 

Wear what you love. Cherish it, and it lasts a long time.

 

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Materials for a greener future: The latest developments in sustainable material sourcing

Materials for a greener future: The latest developments in sustainable material sourcing. The fashion industry is an ever-evolving entity. However, due to the increase in human population, the demand for clothing has been causing strain on the earth’s natural resources, meaning the majority of companies are using cheaper, non-sustainable alternatives that ultimately have a drastically negative effect on the environment.

 

However, over time and with the increasing evidence of the negative impacts of fast fashion, the benefits of using sustainable materials are becoming far more evident.

 

With this in mind and the demand from eco-friendly consumers, the industry has been developing sustainable and socially responsible material sourcing methods.

 

At STUDIO EVA D, we make sustainably conscious decisions regarding material sourcing, some of which are included in the latest environmentally conscious fashion industry developments.

 

Regenerative agriculture 

 

Studio EVA D. - organic cotton material for clothesBy focusing on soil health, increasing biodiversity and maintaining eco-systems, regenerative agriculture is a farming practice that can ultimately reduce carbon emissions in the fashion industry. 

 

Regenerative materials include:

 

Organic Cotton

 

Probably the most-grown crop in the world, regenerative cotton uses fewer synthetic pesticides and can be grown with methods that reduce water waste and absorb carbon dioxide from the atmosphere.

 

Wool

 

Using farming practices prioritising the land’s health and the animals’ welfare, regenerative wool development balances ecosystems for plant life by introducing grazing methods that allow plant regeneration and healthy soil.

 

Studio EVA D. - leather material for clothesFlax

 

Used to create linen, this durable and versatile plant needs less water to grow and is completely biodegradable as a material. It’s a renewable resource and can be harvested annually, and it is an excellent plant for carbon absorption from the atmosphere.

 

Leather

 

Leather is a byproduct of the meat and dairy industry. Using hides from animals raised for food helps reduce waste from other materials that would otherwise be discarded. With the correct approach to grazing, biodiversity management and water conservation, the leather industry can help reduce the manufacturing of synthetic materials in the fashion industry.

 

Plant-based alternatives 

 

Studio EVA D. - Plant-based alternatives in fashionThere has been an influx of plant-based alternatives in the fashion industry.

 

Although not yet a perfect replacement for the real thing, there has been a massive increase in materials that replicate the same look and feel, and some are derived from pineapple leaves and even mushrooms!

 

Mycelium Leather 

 

There is a global market for leather alternatives and an evolving demand for ‘bio-based’ leather, estimated at $670 million in 2021.

 

Using the root structure of a genus of mycelium, a Californian company ‘Mycoworks’ has successfully created an alternative that resembles the look and feel of genuine leather. 

 

Mycelium leather is a promising alternative to organic leather, which is biodegradable and can be composted and turned into soil when no longer needed.

 

Pinatex

 

In a global industry that essentially lays waste to 40,000 tonnes of pineapple leaves each year, farmers have been separating the leaves to process the fibres and create a leather alternative. 

 

Although the process uses no additional water or pesticides, its development process uses certain chemicals that are plastic based; therefore, it still isn’t 100% biodegradable.

 

Recycled and up-cycled materials

 

Studio EVA D. - Recycled and up-cycled materials in fashionRepurposing and modifying recycled clothes to extend their lifespan and reduce waste have been practised for centuries.

 

Still, It wasn’t until the early 1990s that the term “up-cycling” was coined to describe creating value from waste materials.

 

Recycled Polyester 

 

Using collected, cleaned and broken down consumer waste (like plastic bottles), recycled polyester is created by melting the waste product and creating new polyester fibres, then woven into fabrics.

 

Patagonia was one of the first brands to do this, thus changing the future of material sourcing by using less non-renewable fossil fuels and landfill mass.

 

 

 

Studio EVA D. - Bamboo material for clothes - sustainable material sourcingUpcycled Denim 

 

Leading international brands are now boasting a zero-waste formula by up-cycling denim.

 

Since it is a durable fabric, it can easily be repurposed into new garments and accessories, ultimately extending the material’s lifespan and reducing waste.

 

After sourcing old denim products, it is sorted, cut into pieces, and patched together to create a new design.

 

This sustainable technique has been a perfect way for designers to create unique designs while reducing waste.

 

 

 

Biodegradable materials

 

Studio EVA D. - Recycled Polyester in fashion - sustainable material sourcingDepending on the production and sourcing, using biodegradable materials in fashion is a sustainable option.

 

There are an array of materials that use less water, are quick to reproduce and break down very quickly.

 

Bamboo

 

Growing at a rapid three feet per day and requiring zero pesticides or fertilisers, this renewable resource can be turned into a pulp extract and ultimately transformed into soft, breathable and even antibacterial wear.

 

It’s a material that’s perfect for sportswear since it has moisture-absorbing properties, which absorb moisture away from the skin and help keep the wearer dry.

 

Hemp

 

With the fashion industry in massive demand for sustainable alternatives, hemp appears to be the next contender to cottonThis durable, breathable and versatile material is even a natural protector against UV rays, making it an excellent option for outdoor clothing! Using traditional or modern techniques, hemp can create a wide range of fabrics and textiles with different properties and applications. Under suitable conditions, it is an excellent biodegradable product.

 

Traceability and transparency 

 

Studio EVA D. - Traceability and transparency  - sustainable material sourcingNow critical aspects of sustainability in fashion, companies are using methods of traceability and transparency to set standards and regulations to reach a greener future.

 

Traceability refers to the ability to trace the entire journey of a product from its origin to the point of sale, allowing consumers to understand where materials are sourced, processed and transported.

 

For consumers to understand what kind of company they buy from, brands are transparent by sharing information regarding their worker’s rights, brand operations, supply chains, production processes, and social and environmental impacts. 

 

This allows greater accountability, collaboration and progress towards a more sustainable future.

 

Wear what you love. Cherish it, and it lasts a long time.

 

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5 crafted aprons from EVA D everyone should be wearing to work

5 crafted aprons from EVA D everyone should be wearing to work. As an advocate of sustainability, STUDIO EVA D loves creating versatile and practical garments for all occasions. As well as creating timeless outfits for formal and casual occasions, we cannot forget about the workplace.

 

We design and create bespoke leather-crafted aprons to provide protection from whatever profession or hobby you take on. Whether you are a grill master, a home cook, a professional barista or you simply like to work with your hands, the leather apron is for everyone who has a passion for the artisan handmade style. Made from high-quality tanned leather, these unique items maintain hygiene standards, provide comfort, and convenience and give you a stylish yet professional appearance.

 

  1. Handcrafted Leather Apron Black

 

Black leather is timeless and will never go out of fashion.

 

The versatile colour will accompany any outfit you have underneath, whilst the strong and durable leather will withstand all the wear and tear you put it through.

 

This apron is easy to maintain and clean. Simply wipe with a damp cloth or with leather-specific cleaning products to keep it looking its best.

Studio EVA D. - Handcrafted Leather Apron Black

Handcrafted Leather Apron Black by Studio EVA D.

 

  1. Handcrafted Leather Apron Brown

 

This gorgeous shade of brown leather is great to add warmth to your overall look.

 

Brown leather develops a beautiful patina over time, thus adding character to your timeless style and the gradual wear and tear relaxes the leather, ultimately becoming much more comfortable.

 

Studio EVA D. - Handcrafted Leather Apron Brown

Handcrafted Leather Apron Brown by Studio EVA D.

 

  1. Handcrafted Leather Apron Dark Brown

 

Add a touch of elegance to the kitchen or workshop with this beautifully crafted, dark brown leather apron.

 

Leather is a real natural product, a living material that breathes and is flexible.

 

The visible veins, pores, scars, insect bites and slight strength and colour differences in the skin characterise the authenticity of your apron.

 

Nature has left its signature in this.

Studio EVA D. - Handcrafted Leather Apron Dark Brown

Handcrafted Leather Apron Dark Brown by Studio EVA D.

 

  1. Handcrafted Leather Apron in a subtle Pink shade

 

Add a pop of colour to your timeless outfit with this fun, simple, traditionally crafted leather apron.

 

We love it because of its handy single front pocket and eye-catching shade that can be matched by any neutral-toned clothes.

 

It’s a great garment to add personality to your style and a perfect apron to make a statement at home or in the workplace.

 

Studio EVA D. - Handcrafted Leather Apron in a subtle Pink shade - crafted aprons

Handcrafted Leather Apron in a subtle Pink shade by Studio EVA D.

 

  1. Handcrafted Leather Apron Reddish Brown

 

A close tone to a chestnut or cognac, this red-toned leather apron is another great accessory to add warmth to your outfit.

 

This unique leather apron is for everyone passionate about the artisan handmade style.

 

This apron is great to accompany any earthy tones, even a pop of yellow or blue.

Studio EVA D. - Handcrafted Leather Apron Reddish Brown - crafted aprons

Handcrafted Leather Apron Reddish Brown by Studio EVA D.

 

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5 timeless accessories from EVA D to finish your outfit nicely!

5 timeless accessories from EVA D to finish your outfit nicely! Believe it or not, accessories not only play an important role in adding interest and variety to your outfit but also in the sustainable fashion industry as a whole.

 

Since sustainable accessories are typically smaller and easier to produce than larger clothing items, it means they have less of an environmental impact. 

 

At STUDIO EVA D, we only focus on making a positive impact on the fashion industry and aim to contribute to a more sustainable future by using materials that are organically sourced and designs that are minimal to create a timeless look for your outfit.

 

1. Leather Tote Bag grey ‘Grocery bag’ small

 

Nothing screams functionality like a tote bag. It’s a great accessory that comes in a variety of styles and can give a great finish to the simplest of outfits.

 

This neutral grey Tote Bag is a minimalist classic made of sturdy, high-quality cow leather. Inside there are two practical compartments for telephone and loose items. The size and the reinforced bottom make this model the perfect daily bag. With the handles, you can easily carry it over the shoulders. The subtle details give the bag a unique Studio EVA D. look.

 

Studio EVA D. - Leather Tote Bag grey ‘Grocery bag’ small

Leather Tote Bag grey ‘Grocery bag’ small by Studio EVA D.

€125.00 incl. VAT

 

2. Leather shopper ‘Lastic Bag’ Cognac

 

Inspired by the everyday disposable bag, this durable shopper is designed to last a lifetime. This large leather bag has signature handles, two compartments and a phone pocket inside.

 

The minimalist finish and subtle details perfectly reflect the style of Studio EVA D. It is such a size that your laptop and folders fit in with ease, making it perfect as a business bag. The “Lastic bag” is not only very practical, but it is also the perfect fashion accessory and suits every style.

 

Studio EVA D. - Leather shopper ‘Lastic Bag’ Cognac

Leather shopper ‘Lastic Bag’ Cognac by Studio EVA D.

€225.00 incl. VAT

 

3. Handwoven Scarf Check

 

Looking for that perfect winter accessory? A scarf is a great way to add interest to any outfit because of its versatility and practicality.

 

This beautiful scarf is developed in our studio and completely crafted on a handloom. The high-quality yarns range from linen, silk, organic cotton and alpaca. These yarns together give the scarf its wonderful depth and softness.

 

Studio EVA D. - Handwoven Scarf Check - timeless accessories

Handwoven Scarf Check by Studio EVA D.

€490.00 incl. VAT

 

4. Clutch leather camel

 

Wearing a timeless outfit does not mean you should rule out elegance. A clutch bag can enhance functionality for formal events as well as practical everyday use

 

With our camel-coloured leather rolled-up clutch, with two zipped pockets, you can carry your everyday items and evening essentials or even use it as a trendy travel bag for your passport and travel essentials.

 

What makes this product so incredibly versatile is its ability to change into a handbag, or even a laptop case. 

 

Studio EVA D. - Clutch leather camel

Clutch leather camel by Studio EVA D.

€85.00 incl. VAT

 

5. Leather tote ‘Grocery bag’ Black

 

To finish this list of beautiful and practical products, we have this minimalist, 100% leather tote bag. This unlined, spacious and sturdy tote bag is perfect for carrying laptops and folders, making it the perfect business bag. 

 

Its deep black tone means it can be worn with any colour and with the handles, you can easily carry it over the shoulders. The subtle details give the bag a unique Studio EVA D. look.

 

Studio EVA D. - Leather tote ‘Grocery bag’ Black - timeless accessories

Leather tote ‘Grocery bag’ Black by Studio EVA D.

€180.00 incl. VAT

 

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Top 10 beautiful Spring items on sale at EVA D Now! 

Top 10 beautiful Spring items on sale at EVA D Now! Are you looking for that perfect outfit for the approaching UK springtime? 

 

Wondering what to wear on a spring day? 

 

Here at STUDIO EVA D, we pride ourselves in our multi-seasonal outfits to help the transition from brisk winter days to those fun summer nights. With the use of sustainable materials, our clothes are long-lasting and more importantly a comfortable addition to your modular wardrobe.

 

Our high-quality, timeless pieces rarely go on sale but at times we need to make room for new items and keep to our promise of sustainability by creating clothing made to order.

 

Look fabulous in Spring with just SOME of our beautiful items at a beautiful price.

 

1. Trackpants Gummi of black silk velvet

 

These elegant track pants are made from 100% silk, a perfect fabric for spring because of its breathability and softness. It’s a material that drapes naturally on anybody.

 

From indoors to outdoors, they can be easily styled with a pair of sneakers or heels. It comes with a comfortable elastic waistband and straight legs with golden press studs on the side and stitched pockets at the front.

 

Studio EVA D. - Trackpants Gummi of black silk velvet

Trackpants Gummi of black silk velvet by Studio EVA D.

 €119.99 incl. VAT

 

2. Unisex Track pants Gummi in Grey organic cotton

 

These joggers have a relaxed fit and are made of 100% soft organic cotton, another perfect material for either dry or mild weather during springtime. They have a comfortable elastic waistband and straight legs with golden press studs on the side and stitched pockets on the front. Whether you style the ‘Gummi’ pants with a pair of sneakers or nice heels, it is designed with style and functionality for men and women.

 

Studio EVA D. - Unisex Track pants Gummi in Grey organic cotton

Unisex Track pants Gummi in Grey organic cotton by Studio EVA D.

€95.00 incl. VAT

 

3. Unisex Mesh T-shirt Orange

 

Spring is a perfect time to rock a warm shade of orange and this beautiful transparent mesh T-shirt is the perfect accompaniment for a pair of jeans or underneath a nice top. It has a basic fit and is designed for both men and women. It has a round neckline and somewhat wider sleeves for manoeuvrability 

 

Studio EVA D. - Unisex Mesh T-shirt Orange

Unisex Mesh T-shirt Orange by Studio EVA D.

€50.00 incl. VAT

 

4. Unisex Mesh T-shirt beige

 

We also have a beige option for the transparent mesh T-shirt. Beige is considered one of the most versatile and wearable tones, giving you more outfit options to accommodate this flattering, true-to-size T-shirt to wear this spring.

 

Studio EVA D. - Unisex Mesh T-shirt beige

Unisex Mesh T-shirt beige by Studio EVA D.

€50.00 incl. VAT

 

5. Shirt dress ‘Axl’ in blue cotton with asymmetrical drawstring

 

For those days that are leaning towards the warmer side, this long-sleeved shirt is perhaps the most comfortable piece of clothing there is. Its Button-up closure and collar are wearable on countless occasions. Styled with a nice sandal for the beach or with a pair of jeans and high boots for work, the possibilities are endless. Use the drawstring to shape the shirt the way you like most.

 

Studio EVA D. - Shirt dress ‘Axl’ in blue cotton with asymmetrical drawstring - Spring items on sale

Shirt dress ‘Axl’ in blue cotton with asymmetrical drawstring by Studio EVA D.

€127.50 incl. VAT

 

6. Tie Dye shirt dress Cotton in fresh pastels

 

Here is another great oversized shirt dress to add to your spring wardrobe. This tie-dye design has a classic collar, front buttoning, chest pocket, long sleeves and buttoned cuffs and rounded hem. We love shirt dresses at STUDIO EVA D because of their versatility. Use the drawstring to shape the shirt the way you like most. You can easily wear it with jeans and a pair of sneakers for a pointed look or with a belt to make a short dress.

 

Studio EVA D. - Tie Dye shirt dress Cotton in fresh pastels

Tie Dye shirt dress Cotton in fresh pastels by Studio EVA D.

€90.00 incl. VAT

 

7. Sweater dress Dolly of organic cotton

 

For those brisk spring evenings, this comfortable sweater dress has a little something extra. Made from 100% organic cotton, it has all the details of a traditional sweater. At knee length, and with playful pockets, it’s perfect for either staying on the couch or going out. Dolly will be your best friend this upcoming season.

 

Studio EVA D. - Sweater dress Dolly of organic cotton - Spring items on sale

Sweater dress Dolly of organic cotton by Studio EVA D.

€95.00 incl. VAT

 

8. Asymmetric Pleat Sweatshirt Black

 

We can’t have a spring wardrobe with a traditional sweater. This beautiful jumper is made from ultra-soft organic cotton, a long raglan sleeves and a rounded neckline. Create a matching outfit by wearing it with relaxed jeans or an elegant skirt for ultimate comfort and ultimate style.

 

Studio EVA D. - Asymmetric Pleat Sweatshirt Black - Spring items on sale

Asymmetric Pleat Sweatshirt Black by Studio EVA D.

€75.00 incl. VAT

 

9. Pleated Jumpsuit Daf of grey cotton

 

Looking for a sophisticated, feminine but at the same time rugged look? Look no further, Jumpsuit Daf is exactly what you need. This jumpsuit underlines your strong character! The asymmetric belt gives the suit a unique shape. With Italian pockets, it’s highly practical and since it’s crafted from soft cotton with a little Elasthan it has a subtle glow, making it perfect for special occasions.

 

Studio EVA D. - Pleated Jumpsuit Daf of grey cotton

Pleated Jumpsuit Daf of grey cotton by Studio EVA D.

€159.50 incl. VAT

 

10. Tailored cape coat ‘Charlie’ of black wool

 

We can’t think of a better way to top off the previous spring outfits than this elegantly tailored cloak in black wool. Whether you’re looking for a warm jacket or a fashionable coat over your jumpsuit, you’ll feel at home in it and it is wearable under any and all circumstances.

 

Studio EVA D. - Tailored cape coat ‘Charlie’ of black wool - Spring items on sale

Tailored cape coat ‘Charlie’ of black wool by Studio EVA D.

€194.50 incl. VAT

Breaking the Binary: A Brief History of Gender-Neutral Clothing

Breaking the Binary: A Brief History of Gender-Neutral Clothing. With the sudden influx of companies creating gender-neutral outfits, it’s a wonder how it all started. Gender-Neutral clothing has quite a long and complex history that dates back centuries. As time has evolved, there is more evidence of its positive impact on diversity and inclusivity in the fashion industry.

 

At STUDIO EVA D, we pride ourselves in our timeless, gender-inclusive outfits and we are happy to give you an insight into why we do what we do and the reasons our designs are what they are.

 

Tunics and Kilts

 

Studio EVA D. - gender-neutral collectionsIn many ancient cultures, such as in Egypt, Rome and Greece, clothing was often gender-neutral. By using wool in the winter and linen in the summer, the Greeks crafted large rectangular pieces with a simple hole cut for the head called the ‘Tunic’, allowing comfort and freedom of movement to its wearer and were perfect for battles, hard labour and casual attire for festivities.

 

Outfits varied only slightly between men and women of different social classes and regions, with the inclusion of sashes and head scarves. These clothing ideas could also be found in ancient Rome and worn by a range of societal classes and crafted from natural materials such as wool, linen and silk.

 

As far back as the 16th century, the kilt has also been used as an example of gender-neutral clothing. The traditional garment is primarily associated with men in modern times, but there is evidence that women also wore kilts historically. It supposedly evolved from a similar outfit to that of a Tunic or Toga that was highly practical and was used by hunters because of its various uses and freedom of movement.

 

Bloomers of the 19th Century

 

Studio EVA D. - genderless clothing collectionsDuring the Victorian era, gender roles became more rigidly defined and clothing became more gender-specific. However, there were some women who advocated for more practical clothing for both men and women. Bloomers were originally created as a form of women’s undergarments and designed to be a comfortable and practical alternative to the restrictive women’s fashions of the time.

 

They were a type of trouser underwear that was loose-fitting, comfortable garment usually made of linen and gathered at the ankle.

 

Named after women’s rights activist Amelia Jenks Bloomer, they were a symbol of the women’s suffrage movement and a symbol of their desire for greater freedom and independence.

 

Similar styles were worn by men as active and casual wear and were typically worn with knee-high socks and a blazer.

 

Flapper style

 

Studio EVA D. - gender-neutral collections - History of Gender-Neutral ClothingIn the early 1900s, women’s fashion began to embrace more masculine elements, such as trousers and suits. By the 1920s, the “flapper” style challenged gender norms by featuring shorter hemlines, looser clothing, and a more androgynous look. Characteristically dynamic and made of airier and lighter fabrics, they were notorious for having incredible designs made of sequins and beads and a perfect way for women to embrace their self-expression.

 

Used as a symbol of women’s freedom and even heavily featured in F. Scott Fitzgerald’s “The Great Gatsby”, these simple dresses were easily constructed at home and were a great opportunity for women to show parts of their bodies never seen before in the history of fashion.

 

The Counterculture

 

Studio EVA D. - Unisex Caftan Mille Fleurs

Unisex Caftan Mille Fleurs by Studio EVA D.

The swinging ’60s and ’70s was a time that truly embraced unisex clothing. The Hippie culture boasted loose-fitted clothes that blurred gender boundaries. 

 

One item commonly worn by musicians and artists of the time is the Kaftan. 

 

Worn in many parts of the world such as the Middle East, North Africa and Central Asia, it is historically known to be worn by both men and women for centuries.

 

Today, the kaftan continues to be worn in many parts of the world, both as a traditional garment and as a fashion statement. Check out our own Unisex Caftan Mille Fleurs, its airy handcrafted flexible design is made from cotton fabric and a perfect garment for hot summer days or for layering.

 

Since this era of counterculture, designers have been inspired for decades by artists like David Bowie, who pioneered gender-inclusive fashion with his experimentation with gender roles and identities through his alter egos like Ziggy Stardust. His combination of masculine and feminine elements challenged gender norms and inspired later artists and celebrities like Prince, Annie Lennox, and more recently, Harry Styles. His influence on gender-neutral fashion has been significant and will continue to be felt for years to come.

 

Mainstream Attention

 

Studio EVA D. - gender-neutral collections - History of Gender-Neutral ClothingIn recent years, gender-neutral clothing has become more mainstream, with many brands offering gender-neutral collections. This trend has been driven in part by the LGBTQ+ movement and the push for greater inclusivity and acceptance of non-binary identities.

 

However, other factors such as the rise in social media influencers and celebrities have used their platforms to challenge gender norms on a worldwide scale. The increasing availability and normalisations from big brands that create unisex clothing have given consumers more chances to experiment with their outfits. 

 

What makes this exposure even more important is the economic potential, as it has been proven to be a growing industry with a wider customer base. More notably, designers of gender-neutral clothing are creating much more versatile outfits for a wider range of people, meaning less need for separate collections and less waste and fewer resources used.

 

Gender-neutral clothing has been used throughout history to prioritise comfortability and practicality. Over time, it has been a symbol of inclusivity, creativity and the sledgehammer to break down gender stereotypes.

 

Here at STUDIO EVA D, we prioritise comfortability and inclusivity and are constantly finding ways to flow with the growing tide of gender inclusivity through our sustainable designs that last.

 

Wear what you love. Cherish it and it lasts a long time.

 

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Decoration vs. Functionality: How to develop a neutral-looking outfit

Decoration vs. Functionality: How to develop a neutral-looking outfit. Functionality is becoming a prominent element of the fashion market more than ever. Initially designed for working industries, the military and sports, designers are starting to understand the practical and more importantly the environmental benefits of functional clothing.

 

That isn’t to say that we shouldn’t consider prioritising style. At STUDIO EVA D, we specialise in wearable and understated clothing, prioritising functionality over decoration to create pieces that fit well with the rest of your wardrobe whilst still having room for self-expression.

 

The Focus of Decorative Fashion

 

Studio EVA D. - Focus of Decorative FashionAesthetics in fashion has been prioritised over more practical elements since the beginning. Its main focus is enhancing appearances as a main source of self-expression.

 

The use of jewellery, bold prints and high-end designs that can be seen on runways have been sold to us as the best method to express the wearer’s style and personality for years.

 

Stating that “The bolder the Better” is the only way to stand out from the crowd.

 

Of course, this is subjective and varies from person to person, but we believe times are changing.

 

Prioritising Practicality 

 

Studio EVA D. - Focus of Decorative FashionFunctional fashion, however, prioritises comfort and practicality, taking into consideration the needs of the wearer such as comfort, mobility and convenience.

 

Although it seems like functional fashion prioritises practicality, there is no reason why it cannot be stylish and a great method of self-expression.

 

 

 

 

The Unity of Neutral Design 

 

Like every art form, the elements in design unify under certain guidelines and rules. To develop a neutral-looking outfit, consider the following.

 

What’s the occasion?

 

Studio EVA D. - Blazer jacket ‘Slack’ grey pinstripe

Blazer jacket ‘Slack’ grey pinstripe by Studio EVA D.

Are you attending a formal event, or looking for something casual, maybe a bit of both? It’s good to think about what occasions you’ll be getting yourself into when developing a neutral-looking outfit.

 

Our Blazer jacket ‘Slack’ grey pinstripe is a perfect item to have in your wardrobe, it’s a stylish and comfy item that is a great example of how functional clothing can be versatile and worn for a wide array of occasions.

 

From work appointments to casual lunch with friends, this straight-cut, woollen blazer can be combined with a basic top and pants, or a smart shirt and tie.

 

The simpler, the better

 

Studio EVA D. - Genderless Pants ‘Farmer’ Worker Sand - neutral-looking outfit

Genderless Pants ‘Farmer’ Worker Sand by Studio EVA D.

When seeking out a neutral-looking outfit, the general rule is the simpler the better!

 

Avoid seeking out the latest trends and go for timeless classics. Stick to simple, loose-fitting silhouettes over a bigger and bolder shape. 

 

You can create a neutral look by starting with straight-cut trousers, like our Genderless Pants ‘Farmer’ Worker Sand. Made with indestructible workwear fabric with a relaxed fit, these beige trousers are a perfect shape and colour for any functional outfit.

 

Colours are Key

 

Studio EVA D. - Unisex Short Sleeved Shirt ‘Axl Square’ Yellow - neutral-looking outfit

Unisex Short Sleeved Shirt ‘Axl Square’ Yellow by Studio EVA D.

Neutral colours in fashion are usually black, white, grey, beige and navy. The reason is that they can all be combined and create new outfits to match your mood and season. They are certainly a safe bet.

 

However, it’s ok to throw in a pop of colour sometimes, just like this Unisex Short Sleeved Shirt ‘Axl Square’ Yellow. It’s the perfect colour to blend with any neutral item. Its relaxed fit and pure cotton material are a perfect blend for that sunny spring day.

 

Keep in mind to avoid loud colours and patterns when choosing a garment and stick to solid tones and small patterns to keep with your subtle, clean look.

 

Size and Fittings

 

Studio EVA D. - Big Tee ‘Leut’ White Velours - neutral-looking outfit

Big Tee ‘Leut’ White Velours by Studio EVA D.

When it comes to fittings, it’s important to find the right balance. To give you a clean and polished look, opt for a boxy cut that is neither too loose nor tight-fitting.

 

At STUDIO EVA D, we love creating relaxed fit items that suit everybody and every gender to prioritise comfortability and functionality.

 

Our Big Tee ‘Leut’ White Velours features wide short sleeves and is oversized, meaning it can fit an array of body shapes and sizes. Designed from the softest quality organic cotton velours, this t-shirt is a casual addition to the everyday wardrobe

 

Go Easy on Accessories 

 

Studio EVA D. - Leather shopper ‘Hempbag’ Black

Leather shopper ‘Hempbag’ Black by Studio EVA D.

Yes, we love a minimal look over a more decorative outfit, but who says we can’t have practical accessories to our neutral clothing? Opt for a simple coloured clutch purse or bag to finish off a perfect neutral look.

 

Our Leather shopper ‘Hempbag’ Black can carry all your essentials with you without being too big. This leather bag is the perfect length to throw over your shoulder and with its rich black colour, it can see any outfit for any occasion.

 

The important thing to consider when choosing your neutral-looking outfit is how you want to feel in day-to-day life. Prioritise your comfortability over what is trending, stick to clothing items that are appropriate for a variety of occasions and more importantly, choose outfits that make you feel good.

 

Wear what you love. Cherish it and it lasts a long time.

 

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5 feel-good, genderless outfits from Studio EVA D.

5 feel-good, genderless outfits from Studio EVA D. Our clothes say a lot about us, and they certainly affect how we feel about ourselves. They can be a reflection of our moods or whom we want people to think we are. That being said, the most important thing to consider when thinking of your outfits, is comfort.

 

Genderless fashion is creeping into our society with great form and the normalisation of timeless neutral outfits is a perfect example of their versatility throughout multiple seasons and occasions.

 

Here at STUDIO EVA D, we’ve put together a selection of feel-good, genderless outfits to hopefully inspire you to either update your wardrobe or simply stir you towards an alternative style that will reflect an aspect of your personality you have always wanted to explore.

 

1. Beige is Beautiful

 

Create a welcoming look with beige. It’s a perfect tone that allows for a multitude of accompaniments for every season that anyone can wear everywhere.

 

Studio EVA D. - Pants ‘Heit’ beige worker - genderless outfits

Pants ‘Heit’ beige worker by Studio EVA D.

Crafted from an indestructible worker fabric, these relaxed fit ‘Heit’ pants have an elasticated waistband for maximum comfort. With their ankle-length tapered legs and dropped crotch, these pants can be worn by a variety of bodies.

 

Keep the warm look with our beautiful quality cotton jersey. This wide short sleeved and oversized tee is available in a selection of sizes, meaning you can wear it fitted or oversized.

 

Stay on top of the occasional chilly days with this soft, warm woollen midi dustcoat. Besides a jacket, it can also be worn as a wrap dress or cardigan, the styling options are endless. This is a really good investment in your timeless wardrobe.

 

2. Dutch Folklore Fabrics

 

We value tradition at STUDIO EVA D and that is shown through our conservation of materials through recycling and sustainable sourcing. 

 

Studio EVA D. - Pants ‘Heit’ Folk - genderless outfits

Pants ‘Heit’ Folk by Studio EVA D.

 

Crafted from a beautiful old Dutch folkloric cotton these relaxed fit ‘Heit’ pants have an elasticated waistband for maximum comfort.

 

With its ankle-length tapered legs and dropped crotch,  it’s perfect for summer strolls.

 

It’s great to be bold, and you can do so with this matching relaxed-fit short-sleeved shirt also made from Dutch folklore cotton. It is cut for extra movement and comfort with a slightly dropped shoulder. Finished with a patch chest pocket and pleats at the back this shirt suits everybody.

 

A perfect example of timeless, sustainable design is our Rain cape ‘Mule’ of water-repellent cotton coat for those days you need to fight off the grim weather. It closes with press studs, just like the upright collar and has a wind catcher with mesh fabric on the back. You can create wide cape sleeves with press buttons and the length is over the hip. It’s a great item to have in case of an emergency rain spell, with its carry belt inside it’s a great compact and stylish piece.

 

3. Back To Basics

 

Nothing screams timeless like a great pair of denim jeans and a beautifully patterned shirt for genderless outfits. Created sustainably and fitted for all, it’s a perfect combo for everyone’s wardrobe.

 

These farmer’s work pants are made of indestructible raw denim with a straight cut and relaxed fit to suit everybody.  The sizes are stated in numbers as an indication of how you prefer to wear your clothing, fitted or oversized. From a low-waste point of view, this product is made to order.

 

This pointed-collared, relaxed-fit, short-sleeved shirt is made from pure cotton with a mille fleurs print. It is cut for extra movement and comfort with a slightly dropped shoulder, giving you a strong, feel-good and timeless look.

Studio EVA D. - Unisex shirt ‘Axl Square’ Millefleurs

Unisex shirt ‘Axl Square’ Millefleurs by Studio EVA D.

 

4. Tranquil Baby Blue

 

Although suited for a warmer season, It’s a great idea to have a pair of shirts in any modular wardrobe. Even still, it can be combined with a great many sets of STUDIO EVA D’s timeless shirts and tops

 

With these shorts made of soft BB check cotton, you can get a classic item that can be worn by a variety of bodies and the elasticated waistband provides all-day comfort.

 

This beautifully crafted, relaxed-fit, short-sleeved shirt is made from pure cotton. It is cut for extra movement and comfort with a slightly dropped shoulder. Finished with a patch chest pocket and pleats at the back, it’s a great example of timeless, genderless fashion.

 

Studio EVA D. - Axl square BB Blue

Axl square BB Blue & Short ‘Heit’ BB Blue by Studio EVA D.

 

5. Work It

 

Utilitarianism has been making big strides in the fashion industry for some time now. With the combination of comfort and style, STUDIO EVA D designs great workwear with stronger materials whilst providing comfort to anyone that wears it.

 

These peasant worker trousers are made of an indestructible workwear fabric with a straight cut and relaxed fit to suit everybody. It features a tool pocket on the side, two side pockets and a back pocket with a button. 

 

Studio EVA D. - Relaxed-fit short sleeved shirt "Axl" - genderless outfits

Relaxed-fit short sleeved shirt “Axl” by Studio EVA D.

 

This relaxed-fit short-sleeved shirt is made from pure cotton. It is cut for extra movement and comfort with a slightly dropped shoulder. Finished with a patch chest pocket and pleats at the back this shirt suits everybody.

 

Wear what you love. Cherish it and it lasts a long time.

 

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7 tips on establishing your own sustainable fashion brand

7 tips on establishing your own sustainable fashion brand. Sustainable fashion has fortunately become a rising industry for some years now. Some statistics say the market share of sustainable clothing items will rise to 6.1% by 2026! It’s a great example of environmental awareness and forward-thinking in the fashion industry and by consumers. The now profitable industry is expected to grow to a massive $17 million by 2032, so if you are thinking about venturing into sustainable fashion with your own brand, now is the time!

 

Whether you have come here brimming with enthusiasm and ideas to start your sustainable brand or are simply curious about how sustainable fashion works, STUDIO EVA D is here to help give you some of the ins and outs on how to establish your own exciting new business venture.

 

1. Knowledge Is Power

 

Studio EVA D. - Fashion industry for sustainable brandsLike any industry, you need at least some solid background knowledge in the chosen area.

 

You could be a fashion student or simply a stylish enthusiast that wants to make a difference towards the environment. The important thing is to have confidence and drive that keeps you going through the ups and downs that will likely come, as it does in any business. Do your research and ask yourself questions that give you a strong foundation that will help you gain funding and a confident following as your business grows.

 

Our founder Eva Dekker took her time developing her business after graduating from art school. It was here that fashion stole her heart because of the craft and handiwork that was involved. Knowing this, she persisted and created what is now STUDIO EVA D.

 

2. Ask Yourself “Why?”

 

Studio EVA D. - positive environmental impactTime for reflection is always important, especially when you want to make a positive environmental impact, whilst looking fantastic!

 

Take your time with this and think:

 

  • Why do I want to create sustainable clothing? 
  • Why would others want to invest in your sustainable clothing?
  • Why do we need another sustainable fashion brand?

 

It’s good to ask some brutal “Why?” questions sometimes and they are most likely the ones investors will be asking you when you are approaching them for the very important aspect of every business, funding.

 

3. Ask Yourself “Who?”

 

Studio EVA D. - Fashion industry for sustainable brandsA higher percentage of younger generations are now investing in second-hand clothes, in fact, 75% of millennials are reaching deeper into their pockets to pay for more sustainable clothing companies.

 

Factoring in your target demographic is one of the most important aspects of any business that sells a product.

 

Consider the following:

 

  • Who am I making my clothes for? (consider affordability and target demographic)
  • Who will sustainable clothing benefit?
  • Who are my competitors?

 

Again, it all boils down to research. Delve deep into analysing your target market and who will want to invest in your new venture.

 

These important questions will affect many aspects of the business, including how much they are willing to pay. It’s a perfect place to start when choosing more primary decisions in your business, like sourcing materials and labour budget. It can even affect how you stock your items.

 

At EVA D, we create our clothes to order. Limiting stock means limited material waste.

 

4. Ask Yourself “How?”

 

Studio EVA D. - positive environmental impactAlthough fashion brands that focus on sustainability are on the rise, so is the competition. Therefore, it’s important to think about elements that help you stand out from the crowd.

 

  • How will your company make a difference? 
  • How does your brand stand out from competitors?
  • How is the current market of sustainable fashion responding?

 

Consider environmental benefits, material manufacturing and accountability. Give yourself that competitive edge, but don’t ever lose your purpose as to why you wanted to start your sustainable fashion brand in the first place.

 

5. Develop Your Brand

 

Studio EVA D. - Fashion industry for sustainable brandsSo far, the questions you’ve been asking have hopefully given you a better insight into your business goals, maybe even yourself!

 

People love a good story and we’re all storytellers in some way or another, so now is the time to tell yours.

 

It’s at this stage we start building a strong understanding of your brand and begin to visualise where you stand in the world of sustainability.

 

 

Think about your backstory. 

 

Studio EVA D. - positive environmental impactHas there always been a burning urge inside you to establish your fashion brand? Got a personal story to tell that led you here? 

 

It’s always worth looking into and developing.

 

Eva Dekker always wanted to establish her own brand since a young age, but it wasn’t until the pandemic that she realised her method of working at her own pace was more relevant than ever, now it’s part of the way our company works.

 

Think about your platform

 

Studio EVA D. - Fashion industry for sustainable brandsWant a business solely based on e-commerce? Want to open up your own studio so people can come in and try the clothes themselves?

 

Consider the way your company will be seen through the eyes of the customer and the environmental impacts of each. We know there is a huge output of carbon emissions caused by the fashion industry, simply through deliveries alone.

 

However, the rise of renting studios in major cities is also approaching an all-time high, creating major budget implications for smaller brands.

 

6. Getting Yourself Out There

 

Studio EVA D. - Fashion industry for sustainable brandsSo, you have the basis of your unique sustainable fashion brand and you have your company foundations ready, now you just need to build it.

 

A website is a good place to start.

 

Picking the right website development platform can be difficult, so again it boils down to research. If you have room in your budget, it’s a good idea to consider a web developer or a full-service marketing company to help with your google ranking and to help you stand out from the crowd and keep customers in the loop of the latest projects through email, blogs and social media marketing.

 

Advertising has gotten a lot easier in recent years. So much so that billions of pounds have been spent on social media advertising alone (with an approximate projection of USD$13.45bn in 2023, according to Statista).

 

Consider your demographic when thinking of this. According to sprout social, “nearly 40% of Gen Z say they’re directly influenced by products they see on TikTok and brands should take notice.”

 

This is where all your questions from earlier stages come in handy!

 

Beware, however, not to lose track of your true purpose in starting your brand based on sustainability. Greenwashing is when companies sell themselves as eco-friendly solely as a marketing gimmick, therefore misleading customers who have genuine intentions to reduce their carbon footprint.

 

7. Keep In The Loop, Keep Going

 

Studio EVA D. - positive environmental impactThe world of fashion is an ever-evolving industry, but more importantly, so is the state of affairs when it comes to environmental issues and global warming. Brands are constantly coming up with new designs and ideas to reduce mass landfills and unnecessary waste created by fast fashion companies and so can you.

 

Keep at it, and don’t give up. Stay in the loop of your field and see how you can stand out from the crowd with your sustainable fashion brand. Listen to your customers, talk to them. An average of 66% of customers expect companies to understand their needs, but you can also use your brand as a platform to educate them about the benefits of sustainability and help make the world a better place.

 

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Fast fashion vs. Sustainability: What to look out for and avoid

Fast fashion vs. Sustainability: What to look out for and avoid. Trends have existed since the 14th century when people of high society used their garments to show off their wealth and societal position.

 

If you think about it, nothing much has changed. 

 

In fact, trends in fashion translate as an alteration of appearances regularly to keep up with those around us and it is happening faster now more than ever.

 

To keep up with the demand, many companies have opted for cheaper materials, harsher labour conditions and a greater disregard for the environment.

 

But why is fast fashion popular? It’s simple. Affordability. Our need for a quick fix is becoming ever more prominent in our society, and in fashion, convenience is king. But at what cost?

 

Here at STUDIO EVA D, we love raising awareness of the benefits of sustainable and ethical fashion, keeping you in the loop for what to look for, and what to avoid when deciding on how to update your wardrobe.

 

A Need For A Greener World

 

Studio EVA D. - A Need For A Greener WorldAccording to The Trust Cost, around 11 million tonnes of clothing is thrown out in the US alone, and 360 tonnes in the UK. Another shocking statistic to know is that the average amount of times each piece has been worn is 10, some even say wearing an outfit more than twice is considered “old”. The world is seeing a high demand for natural resources being polluted with harmful chemicals that ultimately end up in a landfill and our oceans. As with every problem, there is a desperate need for a solution.

 

In comes Sustainable Fashion. If you’re asking yourself, how can sustainable fashion improve the environment? Well, there are lots of reasons. Take a look at our blog on 5 Sustainable Methods Used to Create Clothes That Last, which outlines how eco-designed fashion and sustainable materials can reduce environmental devastation.

 

Although expensive at first, the money will go further down the line. Hence why STUDIO EVA D offers a great selection of timeless outfits that last.

 

Be Consumer Conscious 

 

Studio EVA D. - Fast fashion vs. SustainabilityFast fashion vs. Sustainability: What to look out for and avoid? We’re assuming you are here to understand the impact of the fashion industry, so you are already taking a great step toward a brighter future for us all and we thank you for it. But the work doesn’t end here. 

 

It’s important to think about your statement, not only with style but with the companies you buy from. 

 

Here are some areas you could look into when deciding on your choice of brand and style: 

 

Labour 

 

Studio EVA D. - Fast fashion vs. SustainabilityThe research conducted by UNICEF is helping a greater audience understand the impact certain fashion companies are having on children’s lives due to forced labour, whilst also indicating which ones are helping bring about a more positive impact with schemes such as The Fairtrade International and the Ethical Trading Initiative. Although many companies make false claims towards their eco-friendliness, it’s important to do your research beforehand.

 

Another good thing to look out for is the country it was manufactured in. Countries like Bangladesh, China, India and Vietnam are the hot-spot countries for some fast fashion brands due to their cheap wages and loose labour laws.

 

Materials

 

Studio EVA D. - Fast fashion vs. Sustainability - materialsFast fashion vs. Sustainability: What to look out for and avoid? Keep an eye on the material composition of your clothes. Blends that include nylon, spandex and acrylic are synthetic, meaning the time on the landfill is longer (Some take up to 200 years to decompose!) Fast fashion uses a lot of these materials because they are cheap and durable, but their process includes the use of harmful plastics and non-renewable resources like petroleum.

 

Sustainable fashion companies lean toward much more natural materials which take a lot longer to manufacture. Keep an eye out for linens, organic cotton and even hemp.

 

At STUDIO EVA D, we offer a vast array of naturally blended and organically sourced clothing. This Airy Kaftan of Slightly Transparent Cotton is 100% cotton, meaning it’s low maintenance and supports the farmers who produce it, and it’s naturally soft, absorbent and breathable.

 

Constant Trend Releases and prices

 

Studio EVA D. - Studio EVA D. - Fast fashion vs. Sustainability

Big Tee “Leut” Beige by Studio EVA D.

It’s called fast fashion for a reason. Due to the high demand for the latest trend and the ever-changing styles replicated from the latest catwalk releases, people are looking for cheap alternatives to high fashion. 

 

When shopping, look out for mass collections, some companies even release new outfits within a week and a lot of those are cheap replications of clothes worn by celebrities that have blown up on social media. Notice a high discount rate? This is a big one. When mass amounts of items don’t sell, it means the brand needs to make room for the next collection or sadly end up yet again in the landfill.

 

Many people ask themselves, Is sustainable fashion more expensive? The answer is yes. But for good reason. With the purchasing of high-quality raw materials, higher labour wages for the workers and timeless designs that last a lot longer for a multitude of seasons, the idea is to buy less but at higher quality. Timeless design means more thought has gone into the process of creating the garment, and more outfits you can create with a lot less.

 

Shop Responsibly 

 

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Big Tee “Leut” by Studio EVA D.

Fast fashion vs. Sustainability: What to look out for and avoid? Limited stock and releases of sustainable brands are also important to look out for. STUDIO EVA D has a low waste perspective, which means we make our products to order and have a longer delivery time.

 

Although not as convenient as many fast-fashion companies that offer rapid delivery and can be ordered to your door within days, it has a much less environmental impact.

 

When purchasing, be conscious of where you shop. Is it in the store? Or online? Rapid delivery options for delivery is causing huge impacts on carbon emissions. Each person that opts to buy sustainable or recycled clothes can reduce mass waste and use of natural resources.

 

Play The Slow Game

 

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Unisex Shirt “Axl” Long Folklore by Studio EVA D.

Time is always against us. As we stated earlier, we are always looking for a quick fix in many aspects of our lives, and fashion is unfortunately an element of society that is causing a huge impact on our planet. 

 

We understand the reasons behind the high demand for items from fast-fashion brands, it even goes deeper into the understanding of human behaviour with our desire to make things easier for ourselves, especially how fashion is a big factor in where we stand in certain societies.

 

We value our readers taking the time to understand our message on sustainability, and you have already taken that great step into making a better world. If you want to learn more about how you can more of a difference, check out our other blogs at STUDIO EVA D.

 

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