The Monster Challenges of Cheap, Low-Maintenance "Frankenfabrics"

Thanks to a fast-fashion based industry model, coupled with consumer desire to pay the least possible price for product, we have been left to deal with over-consumption, waste, and a…

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How Do We Break Our "Fast Fashion" Addiction? An Interview With "Overdressed" Author Elizabeth L. Cline

Elizabeth L. Cline spent more than three years probing the underbelly of the American fast-fashion industry. Her discoveries, prompted by an epiphany over the absurdity of $7 shoes from…

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Do Clothing Donations Actually Go to People in Need?

Photo by Howard Lake The following is an excerpt from Overdressed: The Shockingly High Cost of Cheap Fashion (2012, Portfolio/Penguin) by Elizabeth L. Cline Since the end of the 19th…

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