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That Zara Dress...

Do you have That Dress - and I'm talking specifically about That Zara Dress that is everywhere at the moment? If so, I have a proposition for you... in the name of sustainable fashion.

So here's the thing, as with anything that's incredibly popular (whether it's the George Foreman Grill, fingerless gloves back in the 90s... or bumbags) - what's inevitable is the aftermath, the lull, and the drop off at the charity shop (I'm not going to let myself imagine that anyone bins things any more!).
My feeling is that 'The Dress' will eventually end up in every charity shop up and down the country, whether it's this year or next year - as people grow weary of being associated with #thatdress in the #SummerOf2019. I'm not saying the dress won't last as a garment - I'm saying the love for it may not. No judgement, just my personal feeling. 
So here's my proposition - if you start to lose the love for yours, instead of donating it, why not …

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