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FA S H I O N

SHOPPING

On a Diet ON THE HEELS OF THE SLOW FOOD MOVEMENT, SLOW FASHION HAS EMERGED AS THE LATEST SHOPPING TREND. Story by JAIME LIN WEINSTEIN Photography by MING HAN CHUNG

If fashion were food, retailers like Forever 21 would be fast-food chains (McDonald’s, Taco Bell and the like); Louis Vuitton, a fine, French restaurant with three Michelin stars. Shoppers have long become familiar with the so-called “fast fashion” retailers — Zara, Topshop and the aforementioned Forever 21 among them — that provide stylish clothing at cheap prices to the masses. And, much like the burger you buy for merely a buck, the low price tag is the result of a business model based on low quality, underpaid labor and mass production (capitalism, at its very best).

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