Fashion Revolution Day Kicks Off Fashion Week: #INSIDEOUT

Fashion Revolution Day Kicks Off Fashion Week: #INSIDEOUT

Fashionistas: wear your heart on your sleeve this month with the launch of the first annual #INSIDEOUT photo contest celebrating Fashion Revolution Day, a worldwide movement demanding fair treatment of all garment workers. On April 24th, 2014, one year following the Rana Plaza garment factory collapse in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Fashion Revolution Day aims to honor the lives of the 1133 sweatshop … Continue reading

The True Cost of Fashion: Balancing the Scales

The True Cost of Fashion: Balancing the Scales

By Bianca Alexander According to the Department of Labor, over half of the garment factories in the United States are sweatshops.  The popularity of sweatshops began at the turn of the 20th century, as consumer demand rose for trendy but inexpensive off-the-rack clothing.  Given the difficulty of mechanizing the clothing manufacture process, cheap human labor … Continue reading