Fast Fashion and its Fatal Consequences in Bangladesh

This coming April will mark 5 years since the garment industry‚Äôs deadliest disaster: the collapse of the eight-story Rana Plaza factory building in Bangladesh. The tragedy, a consequence of cheap construction and heavy equipment, was entirely avoidable, yet took the lives of over 1,100 people and injured thousands more. It regrettably took a catastrophe ofContinue reading “Fast Fashion and its Fatal Consequences in Bangladesh”

Review: The True Cost of Fast Fashion and the Globalized Economy

Most of us do not think twice when shopping at places like Forever 21, H&M, or Zara. In fact, the affordability of these stores has contributed to their consistent popularity, so much so that these so-called “fast fashion” retailers have become the primary destination for shoppers on a budget. Cheap, stylish clothing has become soContinue reading “Review: The True Cost of Fast Fashion and the Globalized Economy”