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Is fast fashion killing the planet and our ethics?


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It's less and less like that.

Many in my generation (23 and under) are not flashy, trendy kinds but rather simplistic.

Remember how in the 2000s everyone had to have a visible brand on their shirts? It's gone. Many are just wearing white/black shirts with jeans/black skinnies. Some are flashing with their shoes, but it's getting rarer too, it's mostly the poor and ethnic minorities who flash their Jordans than anything else.

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I know some people are slaves to fashion.  I have never been.  When raising my kids in the 2000's, neither of them were really "into" any certain brand nor did they "have to" own certain items.

I have my own sense of style so I love thrift shops and vintage stores. 

That said, I will occasionally buy an expensive piece, but they are generally timeless styles.  I once spent over $200 on a dress suit and I'm still wearing the pieces 25 years later, but in different ways.  A couple years ago, I found a jacket I loved - it was almost $300 and I pair it with a tank top from the dollar store.  I like when people ask me where I got something I'm wearing and I can say I paid $3 for it at a thrift store or $15 at a vintage shop.

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