While we all seem to be enthralled by the prices, the style and speed of rotation at fashion stores like TopShop, Zara & Uniqlo, some of us do leave the premises and wonder how do they do it so cheaply.

While we all seem to be enthralled by the prices, the style and speed of rotation at fashion stores like TopShop, Zara & Uniqlo, some of us do leave the premises and wonder how do they do it so cheaply.

When you ask yourself how Uniqlo can sell fashionable denim for $39 a pair (including tailoring) you start to wonder how many small children in Asia did it take to make just one purchase.

The International Herald Tribune looks at this issue in an article entitled ‘Fast clothes’ versus ‘green clothes’ — a face-off with environmental impact’. The author Elisabeth Rosenthal says:

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