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


H&M came under fire in November after a Swedish broadcast claimed the high-street retailer wasn't doing enough to prevent sweatshop-like conditions at a subcontractor’s factory in Cambodia. The television documentary, aired by TV4′s Kalla Fakta (“Cold Facts”) program on Wednesday night, alleged that Cambodian workers producing clothing for the company are paid so little they have to borrow money to buy food. The following month, Anti-Slavery International linked H&M with involuntary child labor in Uzbekistan, where upwards of 2 million children, some as young as seven, are sent to work in state-run cotton fields.


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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