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who made my clothes—fashion revolution

Style Magazine Fashion Revolution We have our Fashion Weeks, but this week is a special week for those of us who love and love to hate the craziness of the fashion industry. To read what I’ve said before go here.  Who made my clothes? If you’re interested in the slow fashion movement, you really only need […]

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i’m only bleeding

I’m Only Bleeding “It’s Alright, Ma (I’m Only Bleeding),” is the title of a Bob Dylan song and referenced in one of the controversial paintings by the Swedish artist, Liv Strömquist. Paintings like the one above, that recently  showed up in the Stockholm subway. And no, the work has not been defaced, those red spots […]

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fast fashion secrets

“Fast fashion’s true secret to success does not lie in advanced technology or close-by-factories—it’s in selling an unprecedented amount of clothing. As the Harvard Business Review cautions, Zara’s success may only be applicable in industries “where product life cycles are very short.” Fast fashion can only give us low prices if consumers continue to buy […]

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