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Getting Started

The world is changing and the way we consume fashion needs to keep up. If you are trying to clean up your wardrobe, you're arrived in the right place!

This guide will give you the knowledge, understanding and confidence to get started. It's our complete toolset to inspire and empower you on your clean wardrobe journey.

Get started today, the guide is organised in sections for you to read, watch and listen to. You can jump around the sections and dip in and out. 

And remember, we're here to support you all the way! Just use the ask the experts section below to contact me and my sustainable fashion team with any questions.

Lilly Milligan Gilbert, Founder of Tallis

start with what you already have

Sort Through Your Wardrobe






Podcast (4 mins) by Lilly Gilbert, the Founder of Tallis, on how to walk through your wardrobe and make a plan for mending, upcycling, selling, renting, disposing and otherwise optimising the things you already own.

our tips and video guides

How to: Rescue Your Clothes

our tips and video guides

How to: Recycle Your Clothes

our tips and video guides

How to: Recycle for Kids

lists and links to get all the kit you need

Equipment

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Mending Equipment

Our list of items you should buy, borrow or repurpose so you are ready to mend, fix, spruce up and generally care for all your clothes.

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Sewing Equipment

Our list of items you should buy, borrow or repurpose so you are ready to sew clothings, whether that's mending something or recycling it into something else.

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Links & Resources

Information on how to buy the equipment you need, as well as links to our our favourite online sewing communities. Includes send-away mending services.

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want to post something to be fixed by the pros?

Send-Away Mending

If a rescue or recycling job is too much for you, or you need a professional to finish it off with a sewing machine, we're here to help!

Send your enquiry and we will arrange a quote from our nearest Tallis workshop or affiliate within 12 hours. If you accept it, simply post your item to us and we will do the rest.

At present, we offer this service in Switzerland, Singapore and the UK. We will be adding new countries all the time. Watch this space! 

from the Tallis professionals

Sustainable Wardrobe Habits

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How to Dispose

Listen to this guide on how to dispose of clothing that you no longer use. Learn how you never need to throw anything away, you can sell, donate or even rent your unwanted clothing and bags.

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How to Buy

Hear from the pros how you should be shopping for clothing. Learn what to consider when picking a new garment, from materials to manufacturing. Use labelling and the internet to empower your decisions.

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How to Use

Learn how to use your clothes in the most sustainable way, covering how you wear, wash and store them. Lower your carbon footprint while extending the lifespan of your garments, ultimately also saving you money.

tips from Tallis

9 Ways to De-carbon your Wardrobe 

  • Buy fewer items which last longer
  •   Choose sustainable brands
  •     Wash cold, air dry, don't dry clean
  •    Buy online
  •   Return as little as possible
  • Choose standard shipping
  •  Buy second-hand
  •  Use clothing rental sites
  •  Mend or upcycle what you have

our favourite articles to learn more

What is Sustainable Fashion?

what clothes labels tell you
Why fast fashion bad girl red hat black jumper snuggly bed white room
Girl white jumper ripped jeans make packaging go further
Blonde girl blue jumper boyfriend cashmere how to upcycle cashmere jumper sweater

ask the experts

Ask a Question

This guide gives you direct access to the Tallis sustainable fashion experts. Send us an email here with your question and we will write back to you within 24 hours. We can give you more ideas, help with issues, connect you with sustainable organisations. 

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Bonus Material

Green Tea Crepe Cake

6 Tips to make your wardrobe sustainable

  • PDF to print at home 
  • Stick this up at home until these habits have become second nature
  • Please print on the back of an old piece of paper
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Green Tea Crepe Cake

8 Things to look for when clothes shopping

  • PDF to save to your phone
  • Mark as a favourite so you can refer to it when shopping in store or online
  • Includes what to ask your favourite shop or brand
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how dirty is your wardrobe?

Calculate your Carbon Footprint

  • Start making improvements
  •   Tell friends on social media

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Creators and Blogs to Follow

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eco accessories from Tallis

Hats that used to be Jumpers

Ombré Beanie - Cobalt Blue
Ombré Beanie - Cobalt Blue
Ombré Beanie - Cobalt Blue

Ombré Beanie - Cobalt Blue

CHF 99
Reversible Beanie in Cashmere - Cobalt/navy - TALLIS
Reversible Beanie in Cashmere - Cobalt/navy - TALLIS
Reversible Beanie in Cashmere - Cobalt/navy - TALLIS
Reversible Beanie in Cashmere - Cobalt/navy - TALLIS

Reversible Beanie in Cashmere - Cobalt/navy

CHF 149
Cashmere Impy Beanie - Cobalt - TALLIS
Cashmere Impy Beanie - Cobalt - TALLIS
Cashmere Impy Beanie - Cobalt - TALLIS

Cashmere Impy Beanie - Cobalt

CHF 69
Reversible Beanie in Merino - Navy/Black - TALLIS
Reversible Beanie in Merino - Navy/Black - TALLIS
Reversible Beanie in Merino - Navy/Black - TALLIS
Reversible Beanie in Merino - Navy/Black - TALLIS

Reversible Beanie in Merino - Black/Navy

CHF 59

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