Is This Fashion Brand Really Sustainable Or Just Expensive, And More Ethical Shopping Questions Answered

Lately I’ve been hearing a lot about problems with the fashion industry — especially fast fashion. For starters, did you know that the fashion industry is responsible for 8-10% of global carbon emissions and almost 20% of wastewater? And that’s just scratching the surface.

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It’s recently been reported that some clothing from the fast fashion brand Shein contains unhealthy levels of lead, and many garment workers around the world labor in dangerous conditions for less than a living wage.

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The more I learn about how the fashion industry operates, the more I want to change my habits. But I have A LOT of questions and I’m on a budget, so I could really use some guidance.

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I also understand that it’s a privilege to be able to say “no more” to fast fashion. For many people, these brands are often the

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