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IN THIS SMU LOOK STYLE Report, Caroline McLaughlin takes us inside the world of fast fashion to show the environmental impact in Dallas. Take a look!
The dilemma of fast fashion
A plain white cotton T-shirt retails at American Apparel for $24. A similar white V-neck constructed from modal and cotton retails at Forever 21 for a sixth of the price. The cost of this price disparity is made possible by outsourcing labor to factories that hire workers for pennies.