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Can feminism claim fast fashion? Shining headlights on the Double-standard

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Can feminism claim fast fashion? Shining headlights on the Double-standard

Recently I was confronted (not for the first time, mind you) by a beautiful and striking artwork on Instagram that declared “Fast Fashion is a Feminist Issue”, which of course pandered to my pompous feminist sensibilities. But for the first time it actually made me stop and question the reformative validity of the statement - its ability to create solidarity and a desire to affect a paradigm shift in the way we think about and consume fashion. My first thought was that this statement is problematic: Surely it will create a barrier whereby a large group of people will feel isolated and excluded from this...

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