• Companies / Aziende,  Fashion/Moda,  Modern slavery / Schiavitù moderna

    Shein: the false statements about the factories of the ultra-fast-fashion brand

    Shein (Zoetop Business Co Ltd) is a very popular online retailer, especially among young people, because it offers fashion items at affordable prices. We can buy a complete outfit for less than $ 30. But who pays the price for us? One of the problems of fast fashion, which we have written about many times, is that in most cases the low price is the result of a lack of recognition of a fair wage and appropriate working conditions for people involved in the production of the garments. For this reason, consumers are increasingly asking for more transparency on the production chain. Shein offers tens of thousands of styles, about…

  • Companies / Aziende,  Environment/Ambiente,  Fashion/Moda

    The practice of stock burning and waste of clothes in the Fashion Industry: in conversation with Ariele Elia

    The current mass production of clothing and the flawed business model with which fashion brands, from small to big, are currently operating under, is creating an enormous amount of excess stock that is not being sold in the market but secretly burned in incinerators around the world, resulting in thousands of tons of perfectly good clothing going to waste. You don’t believe us? Then click here and read our article in which we show how pervasive and unethical this secret practice is and how brands are trying to cover themselves up. In that article we have focused our attention on the consequences that burning tons and tons of unsold clothing items…

  • Climate change,  Environment/Ambiente,  Fashion/Moda,  Nature

    Fashion: don’t say it is the second most polluting industry!

    Italiano/English (see below) Non si può affermare che l’industria della moda sia la seconda più inquinante del mondo.Si può però dire che, osservando alcuni dati che la caratterizzano, sia una delle più inquinanti.Abbiamo preparato una sintesi di alcuni degli impatti di questo settore. Vuoi contribuire concretamente con una piccola azione a diminuire l’impatto ambientale? Scopri qui cosa possiamo fare insieme https://dress-ecode.com/…/insieme-possiamo-risparmiare-360…/ English – Fashion: don’t say it is the second most polluting industry! It cannot be said that the fashion industry is the second most polluting in the world. However, it can be said that, observing some of the data that characterize it, it is one of the most polluting.…

  • Climate change,  Companies / Aziende,  Environment/Ambiente,  Fashion/Moda,  Minimalism,  Modern slavery / Schiavitù moderna,  Responsible life / Stile di vita resp.

    Environmental and social injustice: who pays the cost of our opportunity to buy more clothes at low prices

    Italiano/English below Un team di ricercatori dell’Università di Washington a St. Louis ha presentato uno studio sull’ingiustizia ambientale e sociale della fast fashion. Il modello di business della “moda veloce” è ormai ampiamente adottato a livello globale. “Veloce” perché rapidamente arrivano dal design alla vendita indumenti che rispondono alla costante richiesta di stili sempre più diversi in breve tempo. La catena di fornitura è internazionale, spostando altrove la produzione di fibre, la creazione di tessuti e l’assemblaggio di capi di abbigliamento in aree con manodopera a costo inferiore. La moda fast è prontamente disponibile e conveniente.