I've been on an ethically made clothing quest for about six months. This means, that I am trying to not buy any clothes from "sweatshop" countries, instead purchasing things second hand from thrift stores, ebay and from brands/stores that I've researched. After reading the great article about the Bangladesh disaster…
Anna Wintour heard about this so-called "environmentally friendly" fashion, so she sent her crack team of stylists to go out find some of it, to put it in her magazine. Her very eco-friendly magazine. The result? $2,895 trench coats.
We all know the true cost of an H&M synthetic sweater is not reflected in its $29.90 pricetag. The fashion industry is a tremendous generator of waste, and it has a nasty habit of treating garment workers as disposable labor.