Gallery: Top 7 WTF Fashion Stories of 2012 (Vote for the Most Deplorable!)


How toxic are your threads? If you’re a fan of cheap, disposable fashion, the answer isn’t one you’re going to like. In a series of reports, Greenpeace's "Detox" campaign uncovered residues of hormone-disrupting and cancer-causing chemicals in clothing made by 20 leading high-street brands, including Armani, Benetton, Calvin Klein, Diesel, Esprit, Victoria's Secret, and Zara. The group also named Levi's as one of the denim purveyors involved in the widespread pollution of Mexico's waterways.


Still think the world isn’t going to hell in a hand-basket? We’ve got more WTF fashion moments than you can shake a stick at in our archives.

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