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Twenty individuals braved Zoom fatigue on February 20, 2021 to discuss the ways in which they could collaborate to build a sustainable fashion industry together. They represented some leading names in the niche space occupied by fashion brands trying to be ethical, including Swara — Voice of Women, Tamarind Chutney…


When the country went into lockdown to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus in March 2020, it quickly became clear that every aspect of our social and economic lives would have to be reimagined — including physical shopping experiences, that ceased overnight. Against this backdrop, highly stylized photographs of…


Somebody posted about their newly thrifted shoes, and that vintage printed shirt on social media. Also, that pretty yellow dress… which is Secondhand! It got you wondering because not everyone has a Goodwill store around the corner, definitely not in India. …


Google searches for “how to live a sustainable lifestyle” increased by 4,550% in the 90 days leading up to Earth Day (20th April) in 2020. There are so many tips out there on leading a “sustainable lifestyle.” And sometimes it’s confusing. …


These are truly trying times. In the midst of COVID-19 and the ensuing economic recession, sustainability faces a big challenge: single-use plastics seem to be making a comeback. With fears of contamination and the transmission of a novel coronavirus, the demand for disposable gloves, masks, and cleaning agents is surging…


A large part of the Indian fashion industry comprises artisans and craft communities rich with heritage, culture, unique skills, and community learning. Their true value and potential have often been unrecognized by our markets, leaving them in vulnerable situations. …


In this blog post, Bhavana, a community member reflects on how she used her free time during COVID-19 to declutter Saris that don’t bring her joy and form a stronger emotional attachment with the ones that do. …


In this blog post our SUSS community member, Prakriti Rajvanshi, talks about how she planned an eco-friendly wedding for her sister. In light of Covid-19, many weddings are off, we’ve heard some crazy stories of Zoom weddings, and in cities such as Delhi weddings with upto 50 people are now…


Many of our community members at SUSS run small businesses. They’re entrepreneurs who chose to start sustainable fashion businesses because they want to change the fashion industry from the inside, for good. Trying to run a business with purpose and sustainability at its core, is itself a humongous, complex task.


At SUSS we want to bring you insights from building a sustainable fashion community in India. What sustainable fashion even means in the Indian context and ask difficult questions as part of a wider global community. …

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A community and movement to start conversations, build collaborations, and inspire action on sustainable fashion. Homegrown in India.

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