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 »

Designer Collaborations: A Few Looks From Versace x H&M (With Bonus Poll)

Designer Collaborations: A Few Looks From Versace x H&M (With Bonus Poll)

With yesterday’s news of H&M landing Versace to guest design a collection this year, WWD brings a few glimpses of the clothes in question. Judging by the materials (leather) and detailing (endless studs), we figure the dresses will still do significant damage to your wallet… just not at Versace prices. So flip through the gallery and tell us if you’re looking forward to Versace’s guest designer spot with the fast fashion chain… More »