Black Friday: To shop or not to shop

Join Remake & the sustainable fashion movement to #boycottblackfriday

Hello biggest shopping day of the year! Believe it or not, as much as I love shopping, I am not at all in favor of Black Friday. Well, of course, unless you choose to shop secondhand. If you followed or took part in this month’s #NothingNewNovember challenge, you might have noticed that the week 4 challenge was to shop secondhand.

Now hang on- I understand that shopping secondhand might not be for everyone, but that doesn’t mean you can’t still shop sustainably and curate a conscious wardrobe, even if you only want to shop brand new. I have my ways! Keep reading!

Black Friday may be a long-held American tradition, but more importantly than ever it is another opportunity to vote with your wallet. Every purchase you make (or not) is a vote to create the world you want to live in.

Over the last four years since I started learning about sustainable fashion, I feel the holiday shopping insanity has only escalated. My email is incessantly flooded with Black Friday/ Cyber Monday, etc. deals to persuade us to buy, buy, buy.