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6 Fashion Terms You Must Know in 2022. (Simply Explained)

If you want to learn more about the fashion industry, and how to become a more cautious consumer keep reading to find out the fashion terms you must know.

Sustainable fashion

is a movement and process about ensuring that garments are created in a way that is mindful of the environment, people, the planet, and animals. It's about creating less waste, ensuring proper working conditions & fair living wages, and dealing with other harm the fashion industry causes.

Fast fashion

refers to mass-producing cheaply made, trendy items that are sold at a lower price point. Continuously producing items in a very short time has resulted in overproduction and consumption which has made fashion one of the largest polluters in the world.

Slow Fashion

is completely opposite of fast fashion. It's about buying better quality garments less often that will last for longer and values fair treatment of people, animals, and the planet.

Ethically-made clothing

means that the business production practices fairly value garment workers' jobs by paying fair wages, assuring safe work conditions, and focusing on minimizing the impact on the environment.


is when companies' products or activities are being portrayed as environmentally friendly when, in fact, they are not.

Circular fashion

is a system where products and materials are kept in use for as long as possible. For example, reselling clothes, clothing swaps, doing garment repair, and upcycling.

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