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Fast fashion: Wearing the world out

© "The True Cost", Andrew Morgan

Unlike other industries, the price of clothing has gone down over the last few decades, but at what cost?

While clothing consumption is skyrocketing, partly due to a trend known as "fast fashion", the consequences are disastrous for both the environment and human lives. Today the textile industry is the most polluting in the world, after oil.

All around the world, people are promoting ethical fashion. We went to meet some of them, who showed us that it is possible to change the way we dress before the world is worn out. 

By Mairead DUNDAS , Marina BERTSCH , Yara JAMALI ELO , Sonia BARITELLO

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