Kaunda Selisho
Lifestyle Journalist
5 minute read
20 Sep 2021
1:56 pm

What your fast fashion says about you

Kaunda Selisho

The message that fast fashion sends has spurred a significant shift to slower fashion and informed purchases.

Pollution, very low-paid factory workers, associated community health problems and even our manipulated consumer psyches are all the consequences of this growing industry. Picture: iStock

Just as the world comes to grips with what fast fashion is and its impact on the environment, the phenomenon already seems to already be on the way out.This is according to head of Stadio School of Fashion, Maryne Steenekamp, who sat down with The Citizen to discuss fast fashion, the local textile industry and where fashion lovers of all kinds fit into the vast value chain of the fashion industry.  Steenekamp believes there is a definite shift in the arena of local fashion as people are becoming more fond of sustainability as they become more aware of the impact...