If you search "feminist" on Forever21's website, you will find a page full of women-promoting products. What you won't find is that workers were paid 12 cents a garment to make them. Feminism has become a marketing tool for designers and brands. However, they're not all practicing what they print. Fashion Pseudo-Feminists All fast fashion … Continue reading Fashion: A Feminist Issue
Living on a waitress salary can be tricky when you're lusting after Mansur Gavriel bucket bags and a pair of Celine sunglasses. Trying to stay fashionably fulfilled on a budget can be difficult. It drives most twenty-somethings like me to one (or both) of these options: fast fashion or second-hand shopping. Fast fashion big-names like … Continue reading Thrifting is my Cardio
Fluorescent lights illuminate neon crop tops and fake cut-off shorts while loud, thumping music acts as a backdrop for consumers to shop against. Forever 21 is a sea of disorganized chaos: acid wash shorts next to olive green sundresses and flower crowns next to platform sandals. Fast fashion outlets like Forever 21 and H&M have … Continue reading Making Fashion Great Again?