Ever considered the harm caused by the sneakers we wear to our environment?

White sneakers look great with almost everything on everyone, so it’s no surprise they’re having a fashion moment. White sneaker are timeless and they are a good fashion accessory to have in your wardrobe. It was reported that Adidas sold eight million pairs of their iconic Stan Smiths in 2015.

White sneakers are here to stay, you can wear them with anything. Through the times, style is changing and adapting through feminism and on liberation movements.

Jackie May - Editor at Twyg

Now if we considered the environmental impact caused by our sneakers. One study has found that the production of a pair of running shoes emits 13kg of carbon dioxide. The production of the materials involved, including leather, nylon, synthetic rubber, plastic and viscose. That takes an environmental toll.

Jackie May - Editor at Twyg

The best way to reduce the environmental cost of your sneakers is to hang onto them for as long as you can and fortunately white sneakers are a classic look. The “fast fashion” business model means garments and accessories are increasingly ending up in landfills. You can care for your shoes by gently washing them and polishing them until they are no longer wearable.

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