Fast Fashion Is Bad, So Is Shaming People Into Boycotting It

Fast fashion deserves the hate that comes its way. There’s exploitation of garment workers and acute lack of transparency pertaining to the supply chain. There are accusations of ‘greenwashing’ alongside a burgeoning culture of ‘rip offs’ because, well, creativity does not come cheap. 

A new study by the UK-based Royal Society for Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (RSA) has found that roughly half of the clothes on fast fashion websites are made from virgin plastics like nylon, acrylic and polyester. Who’s surprised? Literally nobody! 



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Fast fashion brands struggle to sustain a model built on ‘fair practices’ as they prioritise making trendy tees available to you for next to nothing. After all, nothing in this world comes for free and someone out there is paying the price for your cheap clothes. Clearly, fast fashion is dangerous and the problem needs fixing. So, stop buying it

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More Brits prefer online shopping since pandemic

A man looks at his phone next to a shut down store, amid the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in London, Britain October 13, 2020. REUTERS/Simon Dawson

LONDON, Sept 17 (Reuters) – About 70% of Britons say buying online and on mobile phones have become their preferred shopping methods, up from less than half prior to the coronavirus pandemic, according to a study by personal finance startup Credit Karma.

The study, which has not been previously reported, surveyed 1,034 adults in the UK in July to gauge how digital spending and banking habits have changed since COVID-19 restrictions began.

More than half of respondents said their online shopping had increased since the pandemic’s start, and of those, more than a third said their finances had taken a hit as a consequence.

“Healthy consumer spending, online or otherwise, is generally a sign of a healthy economy, which can be great

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Christine A. DiEdwardo, MD, FACS, Joins Duxbury Plastic Surgery Practice | News

DUXBURY, Mass., Sept. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — Christine Hamori Cosmetic Surgery + Skin Spa is pleased to announce that Christine A. DiEdwardo, MD, FACS, has joined the practice. Dr. DiEdwardo, is a board-certified plastic surgeon with more than 20 years of experience in cosmetic surgery and the former medical director of the Lahey Center for Cosmetic & Laser Surgery in Lexington, Massachusetts.

A skilled plastic surgeon, known for her wonderful bedside manner and natural results, Dr. DiEdwardo is an experienced injector and specializes in energy based facial rejuvenation with lasers and radiofrequency microneedling. She has lectured extensively on laser safety and has developed unique, effective combination therapies for sun damaged and aged skin. Dr. DiEdwardo is also known for her precise surgical skills in facial and body contouring.

Dr. DiEdwardo’s surgical career began in academics at the University of Pittsburgh, and moved to Lahey Hospital

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