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Why are environmentalists so concerned about fast fashion?

20 October 2022
Sweha Hazari

Most young consumers in 2022 love to buy clothes from retailers like H&M, Zara, and Forever 21. These are cheap, fast-fashion shops that are usually up to date with the latest fashion trends and allow young people to dress on trend without the high-fashion prices.

However, shopping at these stores does have its downside. Environmentalists are trying to bring awareness about the environmental impact credited to the fast fashion movement. As per a recent UN Environment Programme report, the fast fashion industry contributes to 8-10% of global carbon emissions and is the second biggest consumer of water.

But what is fast fashion in the first place? Why should you be aware of the ecological impact of fast fashion as an aspiring fashion designer and buyer?


Paul Costelloe Internship | Enny Piscitelli - BA Fashion

04 October 2022

Enny Piscitelli is a Level 5 BA Fashion student at London College of Contemporary Arts. She recently completed an internship at Paul Costelloe and received excellent feedback from the Head of Design. Her work has been featured as part of the LCCA 2022 Showcase, and her collaborative piece with MyWardrobeHQ is available to rent on their website. Lets find out more about Enny's internship experience below. 






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