An environmentally savvy shopper has been praised after sporting the identical Boohoo gown on virtually each evening out for the final 5 years.
Amy Bates purchased the £20 frock from Boohoo virtually six years in the past – and says she nonetheless loves the best way it seems to be even now, The Mirror studies.
Her refreshing perspective is in sharp distinction to that held by some customers who bask in frequent ‘quick vogue’ buying sprees to maintain their wardrobes updated.
The gown is a black velvet quantity with a plunging V-neck and lengthy sleeves – and fashionista Amy says it matches like a glove to this present day.
The upkeep coordinator has worn it on virtually each evening out since 2017 and believes folks must be pleased with being outfit repeaters.
Self-employed baker Amy, 27, mentioned: “It’s just ‘the one’. All my friends know it.
“If we’re planning an evening out, they’re like ‘what are you going to put on? Will you be sporting the black velvet gown?’
“And I’m like ‘yeah, I actually am.'”
Sustainable warrior Amy’s hair has modified color extra occasions than she has chosen a brand new evening out outfit.
Throughout the years, she has rocked blonde, pink and brunette hair with the gown – and additional equipment it with completely different color heels and baggage.
Amy, from Birmingham, added: “I think sometimes people forget that washing machines exist. So, you can actually wash your outfits and wear them again.
“And I believe folks must be pleased with being outfit repeaters.
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“There’s absolutely nothing wrong with having a few photos on your Instagram feed where you’re wearing the same thing.
“I believe there’s plenty of strain nowadays to always be sporting one thing new or having completely different photos in your Instagram.”
Amy posted a TikTok of her wearing the dress on nights out throughout the years, which has attracted almost 150,000 views and 16,000 likes.
It even captured the attention of Love Islander Georgia Townend, who praised Amy.
Georgia quipped: “Gorgeous! We love a sustainable queen.”
Other sustainable vogue lovers flocked to the feedback to share their glee with Amy’s gown alternative.
One lady joked: “The fact it’s survived that long is impressive. It’s gorgeous on you. I don’t think there’s any dress I’ve ever loved enough to keep that long though.”
Others mentioned the gown was ‘made for Amy’ and mentioned they’d put on it that a lot too if it was their gown.
The vogue trade is answerable for as much as 10% of all world emissions, based on a number of scientific research.
Critics of quick vogue say indulging in low-cost poor high quality garb wastes big quantities of fabric and water on garments that may solely be placed on a handful of occasions earlier than they put on out.
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