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THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING GREEN

ECO-FASHION Karma & Clothing Feel Good About What You're Wearing   Currently, the fashion industry is an established fast-paced environment fueled by the latest designer collections that— only 3 months later — are discarded. This is called Fast Fashion. In order to keep up with demand, designers who choose to work within these parameters survive by sourcing their work to manufacturers overseas who design, pattern-make, source fabric, and sew for them. Unfortunately, this means manufacturing companies find the cheapest labor and “designer made” is simply not true. Presently, 250 million children, some as young as 5 years old, work in the fiber and apparel industry around the world. Rarely can you buy sustainable clothing from a company that manufactures overseas....

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