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“Fashion has become a means for instant gratification for consumers. Often enough, companies leave many questions on a piece of clothing’s origin unanswered, leaving me curious of just how ethical my clothing is. We seek quantity over quality, which gives us more bang for our buck, but what are the other costs we’re paying?

The truth of where each garment comes from and under what conditions it was produced is nearly impossible to uncover. But, the fruits of the research that I have done on the roots of my clothing are nothing short of alarming.

Even the reliable brands that are in nearly everyone’s closets are not all they are cracked up to be. H&M, Abercrombie and Fitch, Gap and Nike are a few companies that have a history of depending on sweatshops overseas”.

Read more: http://www.mndaily.com/2013/01/23/clothe-yourself-ethically.

Ethical Fashion