HAVE A LOOK HERE : ON MY EPIC FAIL. (or success)
80 billion new items of clothing are sold each year, resulting in a similar number to be discarded. That is an increase of 400% just in the past twenty years. This increase is attributed to the lowering of prices of clothes, due to foreign labour with almost slave wages. There is a fascinating documentary named “The True Cost” that I would highly recommend watching. A free version here.
Is fashion worth adding to the enormous amount of waste, pollution and strain on our planet? The yearly trends a requirement to keep buying and throwing out perfectly good items of clothing?