Archive for the FCF-Fast/Cheap Fashion Category

Changing How We Purchase Clothing

Changing How We Purchase Clothing

This is an ongoing theme with designers and in particular the nurseries of designers and future manufacturers of clothing.  The colleges and schools are wrestling constantly not only with curriculum but the mindset of how to make a more sustainable clothing item.  And this article this morning […]

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In This Morning’s Post….

In This Morning's Post....

….was a wealth of headlines made for sewists.  Oh, those poor people who can’t/won’t/don’t sew!!!!  They have such limited selections and it’s getting more limited! Over on Financial Times, there’s the headline:  Zara Inditex Ramp Up Digital Assault.  For those of you who are new here, Inditex […]

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How To Change Consumer Mindset on Fast-Cheap Fashion Model

How To Change Consumer Mindset on Fast-Cheap Fashion Model

One interesting question that few ask is why is Amancio Ortega one of the wealthiest people in the world.  I mean we know who Bill Gates is and how he made his $$$ and we know who Warren Buffett and how he makes his money (through his […]

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Minimalist vs Cheap – Why is This So Hard?

I’m sure you all know my stance on this, but I like the connotation of this graphic, cause it does so suit.   And don’t misunderstand me here – I’m not for curing all the world’s ills – I can’t do that.  It just seems illogical to me […]

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Watching the “Anti” FCF Trend

Watching the "Anti" FCF Trend

Watching this trend work it’s way through various aspects of the fashion industry is going to be fascinating.  What has happened with FCF (fast/cheap fashion) is that it has (appropriately enough in a free-market system) responded to the trend of fashion….that trend 20 years ago was to […]

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The Direction of RTW Clothes

The Direction of RTW Clothes

Two articles in this morning’s feed that were of interest on this subject, and both of the bemoan the lack of quality in clothes. (Click the pics below to go to the articles)     Part of the lack of quality in clothes, these days, is the […]

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Fit (According to the Fast/Cheap Fashion Industry)

Fit (According to the Fast/Cheap Fashion Industry)

There are many secrets the FCF (fast/cheap fashion) industry doesn’t want you to know.  One is probably gnawing at the bone of all of us that the labor force used to assembly clothing borders on slave labor.  And it’s something we all enable when we buy FCF […]

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Why Would You Buy Fast-Cheap Fashion

Why Would You Buy Fast-Cheap Fashion

It’s hard to understand that spending more money is actually cheaper…..but it is.  So many people believe that buying something at $3.80 can’t be expensive, no matter how many times you buy it.  But that’s exactly what the FCF (fast/cheap fashion) moguls hope you will believe.   Here’s […]

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Fashion in the Age of Cheap

Fashion in the Age of Cheap

As summer turns into fall, the Fall Fashion season kicks into full force. The Fall Season has always been known as the beginning of the fashion season, which makes it the most important fashion season of the year. But fashion today is different that the glory days […]

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