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Love your prints! Minimalist fabrics are NOT more sustainable.

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This topic is so accurate for my brand and latest line… I had to share it from Good On You! https://goodonyou.eco/ethical-fashion-with-flair-patterns-and-prints/

After years of severe minimalism, patterns are back. People have been rediscovering the joys of both classic and contemporary prints: from luxe-inspired baroque opulence, to animal prints, to geometric modernism.

This month we’re looking at patterns and prints. We love them for so many reasons. They’re expressive, fun, and interesting. They can champion a traditional craft. They highlight an outfit of basics. In a time when we are breaking free from old conceptions of who and what we should be, it’s the perfect opportunity to express ourselves with something more creative and artistic than plain old… well, plain.

Another reason we love prints and patterns is that they add a layer of story to your clothing. While ethics and quality of clothing are important, there’s no denying that we buy things to express and define ourselves—and in the past, many people did this through an allegiance to a famous brand and their attitude. Ethical clothes have a story to tell through the journey of the garment, and even better if the design has its own chapter, too.

We’re actually riding a bit of a maximalist trend right now—layers and layers of color and print as fashion lovers look to use their outfits as a creative outlet. We’re all for it—as long as it’s ethically sourced!

Apart from the fab brands we rate here at Good On You, don’t forget to look out for those second hand and vintage shops where you’ll find patterns and prints from decades gone by. In the 80s and 90s they REALLY knew how to do a print. But if you’re looking for some quality ethical brands to fulfill that pattern and print craving, we’ve got you covered with these brands below!

Blog and Topic Inspo from www.goodonyou.eco

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