Topic: Fast Fashion

10 Trends That Need To Die Right Now

10 Trends That Need To Die Right Now

Living in New York City makes it pretty easy to track trends: first you see it on runways (or fashion editors and models off duty), then you see it on famous people. Next, it’s on personal style bloggers. All of a sudden, it’s clogging window displays at Zara, H&M and Steve Madden. Then you see it fucking everywhere. Who else is sick to death of neon? Printed pants? Sneaker wedges? Presenting the 10 most over-exposed, played-out trends of right now. More »

Zara Investigated For Sweatshops, Slave Labor Practices In Brazil

Zara Investigated For Sweatshops, Slave Labor Practices In Brazil

Fast fashion retailer Zara (owned by Spanish clothing retailer Inditex SA) is under investigation for slave labor practices and conditions at sweatshops in São Paulo. A number of shops were raided by government investigators, who “confiscated garments with the Zara label.” The charges go that 16 indiviuals were making $130 to $150 per month and working 12-hour days in “unhygienic” conditions. More »