Counting the cost of fashion
The journey from catwalk, to wardrobe, to landfill is getting shorter. Around 100 billion garments are produced each year, so what impact does this have on the climate?
The journey from catwalk, to wardrobe, to landfill is getting shorter and shorter.
Our demands for fast fashion mean around 100 billion garments are produced every year. We’re buying more, then wearing them less often. Many will end up in the trash. Not only that, there’s been a big growth in clothes being made out of synthetic materials originating from crude oil.
In this edition we ask can fashion cost less to the climate?
Speaking to Kate Lamble and Sophie Eastaugh are-
• Vanessa Friedman New York Times Fashion Editor
• Lily Cole Fashion model, actress and podcast host- ‘Who Cares Wins’
• Phillip Meister - Quantis Sustainability Consulting
• Claire Bergkamp – Textile Exchange
Producer: Jordan Dunbar
Researcher: Natasha Fernandez
Series Producer: Alex Lewis
Editor: Emma Rippon
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