De Naaierij (or “The Sewing Shop”) is a concept store based in The Hague where people can learn how to repair or upcycle clothing. It is also a place to buy basic sewing articles, attend events on sustainability, and get a snack or some coffee.
De Naaierij is a sustainable store in the field of fashion. They teach people how to repair damaged clothing and thereby extend the life of the garment, rather than tothrow them away. By doing this, De Naaierij creates awareness about the issue of fast fashion and its disastrous consequences for the environment.
Reduced Inequalities: De Naaierij supports fair wages instead of the exploitation of workers in the fast fashion industry.
Responsible Consumption and Production: De Naaierij reduces the consumption of new resources by reusing garments.
Climate action: De Naaierij repairs and reuses clothing, which reduces the production and transportation of new garments. Consequently, CO2 emissions are reduced.