"Fast fashion can be defined as cheap, trendy clothing, that samples ideas from the catwalk or celebrity culture and turns them into garments in high street stores at breakneck speed to meet consumer demand."
-Solene Rauturier, Good On You
Brands to AVOID:
- Under Armor
- Victoria's Secret
- Pretty Little Thing
- Princess Polly
- Forever 21
Brands to BUY:
Use the website Good On You and type in a clothing brand to assess their ethical rating:
~18.3 Pounds of carbon emissions
were saved when a person bought a piece of used clothing in 2019. Use second-hand clothing!
81 pounds of clothing
are thrown away by the average American every year. The best way to reduce your carbon footprint is by buying fewer clothes.
3/5 of the 100 billion
clothing items produced by fast fashion in 2018 are now in the landfill.