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A tutor of mine recently said to me (on the topic of fast fashion): Is it a problem or is it just going to be the way fashion goes in the future? If it carries on is it something we’ll look back on and regret or will it just be a new phase that fashion goes through?

I personally don’t think that it is going to be the way fashion goes, there has been a huge rise in awareness in slow fashion and people seem to be determined to do something about it. Furthermore I think the¬†un-sustainability¬†of fashion at the moment is a problem that the World as a whole will HAVE to address, before the natural resources are exhausted or the waste produced does too much damage on the atmosphere.

As for whether it will be something we regret if it continues, I think it could well be. From a fashion point of view, the mass produced nature of the current industry is destroying all creativity and individuality that fashion gave people as a way of expressing themselves. The industry has turned from being all about the clothes to all about money, if this could turn back around I think this would be of great benefit to both the industry and the consumers.

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