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Fashionopolis Why What We Wear Matters

Fashionopolis Why What We Wear Matters


 An investigation into the damage wrought by the colossal clothing industry and the grassroots, high-tech, international movement fighting to reform it

What should I wear? It's one of the fundamental questions we ask ourselves every day. More than ever, we are told it should be something new. Today, the clothing industry churns out 80 billion garments a year and employs every sixth person on Earth. Historically, the apparel trade has exploited labor, the environment, and intellectual property-and in the last three decades, with the simultaneous unfurling of fast fashion, globalization, and the tech revolution, those abuses have multiplied exponentially, primarily out of view.

  •  Paperback | 320 pages
  •  140 x 213 x 20mm | 283g
  •  Penguin USA
  •  United States
  •  English
  •  073522403X
  •  9780735224032

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