Fashion trends are emerging on a weekly basis. The newest, latest, and greatest in must have colors, styles, patterns, and materials are changing on an a weekly basis. Clothing is being manufactured, purchased, and disgarded at a higher rate then ever before. The demand and competition for consumers has driven clothing prices down, but at what cost? Closest Closet empowers you to decide how much of an impact you want to have on our planet. Closest Closet is a marketplace for socially conscious members who want to increase the contents of their closet while reducing their environment. Save space, save money, and save the planet.
Overdressed is eye-opening and definitely turns retailing on its head. Cline’s insightful book reveals the serious problems facing our industry today. The tremendous values and advantages of domestic production are often ignored in favor of a price point that makes clothing disposable.
The fashion industry has a disastrous impact on the environment. In fact, it is the second largest polluter in the world, just after the oil industry. And the environmental damage is increasing as the industry grows.
However, there are solutions and alternatives to mitigate these problems. The first step lies in building awareness and willingness to change.
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Fashion revolves around the latest trends but is the industry behind the curve on the only trend that ultimately matters – the need to radically alter our patterns of consumption to ensure the survival of the planet.
Water pollution, toxic chemical use and textile waste: fast fashion comes at a huge cost to the environment
Walmart: The High Cost of Low Price
The film exposes Wal-Mart’s unscrupulous business practices through interviews with former employees, small business owners, and footage of Walmart executives.
A vivid and moving documentary in which the personal stories of three female Bangladeshi garment workers and the boss of a fledgling trade union in Dhaka intersect to portray the human cost of western high street fashion.