Friday July 10, 2020

Time to get up to speed on the dangers of fast fashion

The reporting in Fashionopolis runs a wide gamut, from the profiles of designers and the history of style to a comprehensive history of textile manufacturing

8th September, 2019
Melania Trump pictured wearing her I Really Don’t Care, Do U? Zara jacket in June 2018 Pic: Getty

Fashion: Fashionopolis: The Price of Fast Fashion and the Future of Clothes, By Dana Thomas, Head of Zeus/Apollo, €23

Everyone thinks they know about fast fashion; the pile-’em-high, sell-’em-cheap garments on the high street created in dizzyingly quick response to street trends, catwalk moments and Instagram icons. For years, fast fashion had little in the way of an image problem. It was fun, pocket-friendly, accessible and up-to-the-minute. But soon, the unscrupulous truth...

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