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Fast fashion – pt. 2

Fast fashion – pt. 2

Last week, ABN AMRO, together with the Dutch Impact Institute, published a report on the true cost of jeans. It turns out that the jeans we buy are €33 too cheap.

If the price of our jeans were to compensate for all social and environmental costs, they’d be €33 more expensive. This is a direct result of all the fast fashion we’re buying: the clothes have to be so quickly and cheaply produced that there is no regard for worker, environment, or quality.

In my previous blog, I explained about fast...