Fashion is one of the most polluting sectors in the economy. According to some measures, it is second only to the petroleum industry.
Fast fashion refers to fashion brands and retailers that encourage increased consumption through extremely low prices, quick turnover of trends, and poor quality, disposable clothing. It is associated with poor working conditions and devastating environmental impact.
Slow fashion, also known as conscious fashion or mindful fashion, is the opposite of fast fashion. It is a deliberate choice to slow down consumption, buy less, buy secondhand, and invest in quality pieces from brands committed to ethical and sustainable practices.
Good Market has a growing community of enterprises focused on ethical and sustainable fashion. This section of the site includes the following resources: