Why does Balzac Paris say no to Black Friday?

The garment that pollutes the least is the one that already exists! Balzac Paris pieces are created to last. A year ago, you discovered our second-hand platform, “Balzac Paris Second Life” . If our pieces are designed to live a second life, nothing prevents them from living three, four, a hundred... thousand lives ! By passing them on to your friends, your sisters, or other women on our platform, you pass on our values ​​and the quality of our know-how that make up the DNA and the Balzac Paris heritage!

Find out why Balzac Paris has decided, once again this year, to say no to Black Friday, and yes to Second Hand!


Clothing, household appliances, furniture… All sectors offer reduced prices during Black Friday in France. The problem with these slashed prices? They can sometimes encourage customers to consume products they do not really need, and thus over-consume!

To fight against waste and overconsumption, Balzac Paris has chosen not to participate in Black Friday. Instead, we prefer to educate citizens about the act of purchase.

Did you know ?

• To make jeans, you need 11,000 liters of water.

• Across Europe, the textile industry sells 5 million items of clothing. In return, it throws away about 4 million which will end up intrash continents ”. 

• The textile sector emits 1.2 billion tonnes of greenhouse gases each year, or approximately 10% of total emissions.

These are just examples, but you have to be aware of them to change your habits and adopt more responsible consumption .

How ? For example by favoring French brands, which offer sustainable wardrobes, committed to designing products with respect for people and the environment. By buying second-hand clothes, but also by avoiding throwing away clothes that we no longer like. Instead, give them a second life!

This is precisely what we offer at Balzac Paris: timeless collections designed with sustainable textiles, to which you can give new life on our second-hand platform "Balzac Paris Second Life" .


Making responsible clothing is a first step in preserving the environment. But it is not the only one ! The clothes that pollute the least are the clothes that already exist.

This is why we opened the “Balzac Paris Second Life” platform a year ago for ever more sustainable fashion. Y ou will discover nuggets that have already had one or more lives in the past, and to which you can give another new life when you no longer wear them! From ankle boots to blouses and jeans, all our second-hand items are timeless and of high quality.

And if you have Balzac Paris clothes that you no longer wear, don't hesitate to offer them on our platform . They will delight other women like you!