Most people don't think twice about grabbing up a bargain. I'm guilty of the quick buy when
The root of the problem is people rarely want to feel bad about what they do, so they don't like to examine what's happening too closely. So, lets keep this quick, and as pain free as possible. And if you want to dive deeper, you can by checking out my reference links below.
Fast Fashion Costs
- Fast fashion can make us sick because it often uses the cheapest materials available.
- Fast fashion wears out quick, and costs more than a higher-priced quality, longer lasting product.
- Fast fashion exploits the poorest, youngest, and least educated people by not paying them a livable wage, and-or not providing safe working conditions.
- Fast fashion pollutes our minds and the Earth with
items intendedto last only one season or a single week,and then be discarded.
What Happens When Fashion Becomes Fast, Disposable And Cheap https://www.npr.org/2016/04/08/473513620/what-happens-when-fashion-becomes-fast-disposable-and-cheap
Fast fashion challenges Vietnamese firms https://english.vov.vn/economy/fast-fashion-challenges-vietnamese-firms-363274.vov
8 Reasons to Rethink Fast Fashion https://www.lifehack.org/articles/money/8-reasons-rethink-fast-fashion.html
The ‘True Cost’ of the Fast-Fashion Ilusion: How something so cheap can make us feel so rich https://fashionunited.uk/news/fashion/the-true-cost-of-the-fast-fashion-ilusion-how-something-so-cheap-make-us-feel-so-rich/2015060216602
Toxic jewelry: Cadmium found in Ardene, Aldo products https://www.cbc.ca/news/health/cadmium-jewelry-ardene-aldo-1.3404036
THE ENVIRONMENTAL COSTS OF FAST FASHION https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/fashion/environment-costs-fast-fashion-pollution-waste-sustainability-a8139386.html
Why Fast Fashion is Killing the Planet and Your Ethics https://theculturetrip.com/north-america/usa/articles/why-fast-fashion-is-killing-the-planet-and-your-ethics/