Fashion trends are changing at lightning speed these days. It seems like when I finally get on board with a trend (and when it finally makes its way to mainstream price points), it's no longer trendy! More and more, though, retail stores like H&M, Zara, and even Target are making it easier to try the "iffy" trends on the cheap -- but at what cost?
We know that the working conditions for so many garment factories, especially in Asia, are horrendous. To boot, the quick cycle of poorly made pieces leads to lots of toss-outs that are hogging space in our landfills.
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|Slow Fashion Jumper - People Tree|
Be on the lookout for more posts highlighting brands of integrity (those selling goods made in the USA, promoting fair wages and fair hiring practices, selling clothing made of eco-friendly materials, or companies donating a portion of proceeds to a good cause).
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