The conventional wisdom among many Singaporeans towards their clothes used to be to shop as much for as cheap as possible. However, it is crucial that we understand it is not okay to think that way anymore. Not only are (shockingly) cheap clothes a symptom of shady supply chains and labour abuse, they are massive contributors to the environmental crisis we’re faced with today.
In lieu of ditching fast fashion, secondhand marketplaces like vintage and thrift stores have emerged as many of our answers to a guilt-free wardrobe that can look surprisingly today. Here are some of our favourites to shop from: