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A Look at the Ethical Concerns Surrounding Fast Fashion

  • MassArt in the Media
  • Fashion Design

Vetta is a sustainable clothing company that started in South Boston. Founder Cara Bartlett educated herself on the ethical concerns related to the creation of clothing — facing questions about who is making it and how it’s made. She runs the company with that in mind.

MassArt professor Jennifer Varekamp teaches in the fashion department. She is also co-founder of the Sustainable Fashion Collaborative.

From Chronicle video: “Jennifer Varekamp is a professor in the fashion department at MassArt. She says the rise of so-called “Fast Fashion,” clothing that’s cheap and disposable, has been deeply harmful in many ways. teaches in the fashion department. Varekamp has been teaching a course on sustainable fashion for nearly a decade now.

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