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Avoiding top fast-fashion brands such as SHEIN or Fashion Nova can be a good start to reducing the worlds carbon emissions.

The danger of purchasing from fast fashion brands

By Sarah Rose, Senior Lifestyle Writer | November 16, 2022

The clothing and textile industry is responsible for roughly 4% of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions. To put that into perspective, the fashion industry is emitting roughly the same amount of carbon emissions as the economies of France, Germany and...

SHEIN, an online store, has recently become a main source of fast fashion as it is heavily promoted across social media platforms through SHEIN Hauls.

OPINION: SHEIN is better than Fashion Nova

By JaMaria'h Crider, Columnist | February 3, 2022
SHEIN is the best website to purchase cute, stylish, and cheap products.
SHEIN, an online store, has recently become a main source of fast fashion as it is heavily promoted across social media platforms through SHEIN Hauls.

Fast fashion is harmful to both environment and mental health

By Summer Fitzgerald | December 27, 2021
Fast fashion is an irresponsible industry that exploits consumers, workers and the environment. Even though it may all look glamorous on social media, it is not worth your money or mental health.