“The concept of wearing something just once is sad. It indicates a lack of style, confidence, and it misses the point of what fashion is about.

“Fashion is about loving clothes, and style is the ability to be effortlessly comfortable in your own beautiful skin.

“Nothing beats a trusted old something, restyled to look fresh.”

—Ethical-fashion pioneer Orsola de Castro, co-founder of From Somewhere, Estethica, and Fashion Revolution, speaking to the Telegraph on Thursday about “wear-it-once-iritis.”