Tag Archives: Fast Fashion

Thoughts on Bangladesh and Cheap Clothes

I’ve been sitting on this tragic story for a while, because I haven’t been sure how to approach this on the blog. Firstly, I should express that I am disgusted about the way the garment workers are treated in countries … Continue reading

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Love and Loathe: Maison Martin Margiela for H&M

While I love some of the pieces in the MMM with H&M collection, I of course will not be lining up for it tomorrow. I don’t line up for fast fashion and it is my birthday tomorrow (23! Not.) so … Continue reading

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Ask Alexandra: Designer Collaborations

Ask Alexandra is my advice column. Have a fashion question you want to ask me? Fill out the form here. Dear Alexandra, How do you feel about designer collabaration such as Jason Wu or Missioni for Target? How does a designer design … Continue reading

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5 Reasons Why London is Not the World’s Fashion Capital

Quotes like this annoy me: “London has overtaken New York as the world’s fashion capital for 2011, according to a survey by the Texas-based trend analyser, Global Language Monitor.” (Telegraph) First of all, why was New York the previous fashion … Continue reading

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“Buy Less, Choose Well”

Fashion trade press has been reporting for some time on the rising costs of cotton, and according to the Financial Times, the wholesale cost of clothing is set to rise 10 to 15 percent by the end of this year. … Continue reading

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