Can we make fashion greener? Author and journalist Lucy Siegle summed it up in the documentary The True Cost.

For example, in Bangladesh, it’s estimated that the minimum wage only covers 60% of the cost of living in … // Tony Kirwan // 21.


For the planet and the future of humanity. With new trends coming out every week, the goal of fast fashion is for consumers to buy as many garments as possible, as quickly as possible. Someone, somewhere, is paying.” – Lucy Siegle.

// Anne Klein // The fashion industry is responsible for 10% of the global carbon footprint. 19.

Once upon a time, there were two fashion seasons: Spring/Summer and Fall/Winter. 10 October 2017. // Myself, Elizabeth Joy (I originally posted this quote on Instagram) // 20. This is the epoch of "fast fashion" - a rapid production system … “Fast fashion isn’t free,” says fashion journalist Lucy Siegle in an article for Vogue.

“Fast fashion isn’t free. A substantive report into wages in the global fashion industry is launched today at The Copenhagen Fashion Summit by fashion campaigner Livia Firth, human rights barrister Jessica Simor QC and journalist Lucy Siegle—all members of the women’s rights organization The Circle. FAIR PAY The legal minimum wage in most garment-producing countries is rarely enough for workers to live on. Fast fashion may provide consumers with quick and easy access to an affordable, yet fashionable wardrobe, but the benefits come at a cost.

The costs of the fashion industry are too high.
Someone, somewhere is paying.” A reformed fast fashion lover shows how the fashion industry is not sustainable or ethical.Through data from UN reports and life risking interviews with sweat shop workers and activists, Siegle reveals the gross violations of human rights that is the foundation of the world's most popular clothing retailers. Ethical fashion is the recognition that there are human beings behind the clothes that we wear. – LUCY SIEGLE – fast fashion isn’t free. “Fast fashion isn’t free. “Someone somewhere is paying for it.” The Landscape of the Modern Fashion … This means that garment workers putting together fast fashion items are undoubtedly being paid well below the minimum wage.

The Sustainability of the Fashion Industry Inquiry - Experts & Campaigners Session (13th November): On an historic day for the fight against fast fashion, Livia Firth gave evidence on the disastrous repercussions of the fast fashion industry at the largest ever public hearing for a parliamentary select committee in UK history.

By Lucy Siegle Writer. “Fast fashion isn’t free.

Someone, somewhere is paying.” Lucy Siegle, fashion journalist. Clothes aren’t going to change the world, the women who wear them will.

someone somewhere is paying. Fast forward to 2014 and the fashion industry is churning out 52 "micro-seasons" per year. The second largest contributor of waste in the world is textiles.

We only have two choices: do nothing or do something. When we buy our clothes, we don’t tend to think about where they come from.