Posts Tagged ‘Greenwashing’

Green and responsible fashion is a big topic these days, now that so much awareness has been raised about the horrors of what goes on behind the fashion industry’s curtain. Things like de facto slavery, heavy pesticide use, and many other indignities require a closer look. Fortunately, many emerging designers are arriving onto the scene with truly responsible, sustainable business practices, while established fashion houses grapple with how to become more sustainable, and succomb to greenwashing. As a society we need to ask more questions about where our fashion comes from, and not accept anyone’s brand promise at face value anymore. We need to dig much, much deeper.

Here’s a great article from Condé Nast Portfolio that highlights greenwashing in the fashion industry:

“Cloaked in Green” by Dana Thomas

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