12 Feb '17, 11pm

Ethical Fashion Forum | The Cost of Fast & Cheap Fashion

“In the UK, the price of fashion has steadily been getting lower. Women’s clothing prices have fallen by about a third in the last ten years. People are buying a third more clothes now than they were 4 years ago. While there used to be one summer and one winter collection a year, fashion houses now offer up to 18 collections a year.” Development and Co-operation International Journal Vol 33, Oct 2006 “Last year the deadlines were about 90 days… [This year] the deadlines for delivery are about 60 days. Sometimes even 45… They have drastically come down.” Sri Lankan factory owner interviewed by Oxfam Fast isn’t free – someone somewhere is paying. Kate Fletcher, p.175 Eco Chic 2007, Matilda Lee “We work from 8 am till noon. After lunch we work from 1 to 5 pm. We do overtime every day, from 5.30 pm. During the peak season, we work until 2 or 3 am.” Phan (22) machinist in a Tha...

Full article: http://www.ethicalfashionforum.com/fact-cards/6-fast-cheap

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