Fashion and upcycling in the news

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Hasan Minhaj Takes On the Fast Fashion Industry in the Latest Patriot Act

“If everyone bought one used item this year instead of new, it could save nearly 6 pounds of CO2 emissions – that’s equivalent to removing half a million cars off the road for a year.” - Hasan Minhaj. This is one of the more illuminating statistics about what I am trying to do here.


For example, the long jacket uses approximately 8 pairs of jeans, the short jacket, six. This is a good start and goes some way to explaining why I want your old jeans!!


The full episode is here:


and Fashion Magazine's take on it is here: