Archive for May, 2019
It may not come as a surprise to hear that the textiles industry is one of the largest in the entire world, producing bedsheets, linens, and certainly clothes of all sorts every year. After all, everyone needs clothing to wear for everyday life, formal events, sleepwear, and work and military uniforms. And that is not even counting accessories such as shoes, gloves, hats, glasses, scarves, and more. The United States in particular is the world’s largest market and producer alike for these textiles, and every year, the American textiles market continues to grow. The average American buys twice as many clothes as they did just 20 years ago, and the typical American woman has one outfit for every day of the month (as opposed to just nine in 1930).
What about excess clothes, and donations? Textiles are very much possible to recycle, reuse, and donate, and Americans are always encouraged to contribute to organizations that pick up donations and helping families in need. Clothing donati
A wedding is one of the most special and memorable days in a couple’s lives. It’s a chance to celebrate your love with friends and family and start your new lives together on a joyous note.
But let’s be honest, a wedding and the planning involved with it can make life very stressful. A wedding and a wedding reception involves keeping hundreds of details in order from where and when you booked a venue to the catering menu to what you’ll wear on the big day. That stress can be amped up even more depending on the size of your guest list.
Then there’s the cost. In 2012, the average cost of a wedding reception was north of $13,000. Costs of weddings and wedding receptions seem to go every year and it’s very easy for couples to get overwhelmed during the planning process. These days, couples can literally shop for hours, trying to find the perfect everything for the big day. In fact, 63% of brides feel pressure to have the perfect wedding.
It’s true that you can window (and sc