BY BUST Magazine
on Jun 24, 2014
Why does a handmade sweater cost $250, while the knockoff version costs less than a grande latte? The answer is complicated, and after reading this, you may change the way you shop—forever.
Buying clothes is all about choices: the jeans or the printed capris? The green sweater or the pink? And during that process, you’re faced with another, more impactful decision: how much of your hard-earned cash you’re willing to spend. Read More
BY Intern Lauren
on Aug 06, 2012
Fast fashion won’t just be hanging up on the racks in your favorite cheap retail store anymore—its availability will soon extend to your home, thanks to H&M.
Just last Thursday, WWD reported that H&M Home is set to hit the U.S. in early 2013. The home line will offer collections of linens, decorative storage, and various knick-knacks for your bedroom, bathroom, and living room. According to Refinery29, “the prices are slightly more expensive than Ikea, but the designs are a lot less college-dorm room and a lot more ‘my first nice apartment. Read More
BY Intern Lauren
on Jun 13, 2012
Though it might be tempting to bolt into the nearest Forever 21 on payday to buy inexpensive trendy garb in bulk for some good old fashioned instant gratification, the Slow Fashion Movement urges you to do otherwise.
The term, 'slow fashion,' first introduced by eco-friendly fashion consultant and author Kate Fletcher, is representative of both sustainable and ethical practices as they relate to fashion design, manufacturing and consumption, and provides an environmentally-friendly alternative to 'fast' fashion, (i.e. Read More