Estonians buy approximately three new garments per month – considerably more than Latvians or Lithuanians. At the same time, consumption of new clothes has recently increased in all three Baltic countries. The question of what happens to cast-off clothes is a global issue, too, with questions being raised about the sustainability of “fast” fashion. Over the past 15 years, consumers around the world have increased the number of garments they buy, and they now keep these items for about half as long as they once did.

Page 1 of 58


Angelika Lebedev JanaLaigo 720x540

Angelika Lebedev

communications adviser

ph. +372 627 3100
GSM: +372 5564 8008
e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Newsletter sign up

  • news
  • events
  • funding deadlines
  • recent publications