I had a similar thought I little while ago, except it was to use clothes from Vinnies and turn them into reworked pieces. I found this little article online from The Courier Mail, a Queensland newspaper.

Retro frocks help to save planet

Carly Hennessy
June 28, 2009 12:00am

SAVING the planet never looked so stylish. New figures show that dusting off the old polyester, taffeta and crinoline frocks can save almost 10 per cent on your carbon and water footprint.

Paddington's Retro Metro co-owner Erin Milburn said buying second-hand or vintage cut a stylish figure, too. (read on)

So what are you waiting for?? Save the planet - wear vintage!!
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