If theres anything your fashion game needs an update for in the new year, its the way you shop. Were here with a better way to shop in 2023, not just for your wardrobe, but also for the environment.Think CircularIts time to give shopping a multi-faceted approach. Ask yourself simple questions about the future of your purchase and not just how you will wear it tomorrow or a few months from now. Can you wear it years from now? Can your garment or accessory be recycled or upcycled easily? These aspects will give you a purchase that holds a lot more value than just a few years.Packaging MattersWhen it comes to shopping, the cover is as important as the book itself. As reported by the Globe News Wire, the global retail e-Commerce packaging market is currently valued at US$ 16.8 Billion and is additionally expected to reach US$ 21.4 Billion by 2027. These numbers are nothing but a great insight into how much packaging each purchase, at least for e-commerce ones, entails. The least we can do as consumers or shoppers is make sure the packaging that comes with each product is recycled and/or recyclable.Leave Your Mood OutDo you shop because you are bored, sad, stressed or hungry? This is your sign to stop doing that immediately. Mood-related shopping is often not well thought out, leading to a wardrobe full of things you will barely use. Thats something that one can grow out of. Find alternative ways to cope with your moods or emotions and say goodbye to anxiety shopping!Research!If you didnt know this already- You need to know your garment or accessory well even before you buy it. What is it made of? Who made it? Where was it made? These are just the basics of what you should know about your future purchase.Beyond MaterialsYes, sustainable materials are the crux of any conscious purchase. But today, the planet requires us to take into account a lot more than just that and this includes sustainable processes, fair wages, humane working conditions etc. Try to think of such aspects of your purchase to make sure you are making the right shopping decision!