As part of an experiment, sustainability activist Tanja Wessels decided to not buy any new clothes for a year. She hasn’t bought any in four. Photo: Alex Macro
As part of an experiment, sustainability activist Tanja Wessels decided to not buy any new clothes for a year. She hasn’t bought any in four. Photo: Alex Macro

Woman who hasn’t bought new clothes in four years has no regrets as she looks in horror at ultra fast fashion’s rise

  • Environmental activist Tanja Wessels’ year-long experiment in only wearing second-hand clothes has now lasted four years. It has changed her whole outlook
  • We need to break the stigma surrounding pre-worn clothing, she says, and realise that the party dress we’re looking for is already in the closet

As part of an experiment, sustainability activist Tanja Wessels decided to not buy any new clothes for a year. She hasn’t bought any in four. Photo: Alex Macro
As part of an experiment, sustainability activist Tanja Wessels decided to not buy any new clothes for a year. She hasn’t bought any in four. Photo: Alex Macro
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