A look into the ethical concerns surrounding the production and consumption of fast fashion

The power of the fashion and beauty industry is enormous, both negative and positive. We speak to the founder and CEO of Vetta and MassArt professor Jennifer Varekamp

Updated: 8:04 PM EDT Oct 19, 2021

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A PERSON’S AESTHETIC NCA CONVEYS IDENTITY CULTURE AND VAESLU AND THE POWER OF THE FASHION AND BEAUTY INDUSTRY IS GREAT WITH POSITIVE AND NEGATIVE CONSEQUENCES. CARA. RTBALETT is deeply aware of these effects. MANUFACTURERS FROM YOUNG AGE. I ALWAYS MADE MY OWN CLOTHES FROM THE TIME I WAS LIKE FOURTH GRADE. HOW IS THE INFENLUCER THE FOUNDER AND CEO OF VAED, A SUSTAINABLE CLOTHING COMPANY THAT STARTED IN SOUTH BOSTON? BARTLE HASTT EDUCATED ABOUT THE ETHICAL CONCERNS IN THE MANUFACTURING OF CLOTHES. WHO MANUFACTURES IT AND HOW IS IT MANUFACTURED STTSAR FABRIC? REALLY STEP ONE IS WHAT RESOURCES ARE USED AND IF THEY ARE RENEWABLE, LOOK AT HOW THE FIBERS ARE TURNED INTO YARN. SOME RNYA NEED MANY CHEMICALS LIKE YOU LOOK AT THE FABRIC YOURSELF. DO YOU NEED DRY CLEANING? DOES IT TAKE AN LGON TIME? IS IT BIODEGRADABLE? WE HAVE TO LOOK AT ONE OF THESE ITEMS INDIVIDUALLY ERYEV EVERY TIME WE DESIGN A CLOTHING. WEOT G SOME NEW SAMPLES AND BARTLETT GOES TO LARGE LENGTHS TO MAKE SURE THAT THE HANDS CREATE ANY CLOTHING. GOOD HANDS FIRST. WE ONLY START MANUFACTURING IN THE USA. I WOULD LIKE TO GO INTO A FACTORY EVERY MOMENT AND SEE HOWEO PPLE HAS BEEN TREATED WITH SOME DETAILS NOW DONE OVERSEAS. I ALSO WED OUT AND VISITED PERSONALLY, BUT IN ADDITION, WE HAVE TO CHECK OUR FACTORY. IT WAS A MASS TRADE IN BANGLADESH. AFTER THE CHANGE IN THE FASHION WORLD, MARK THE COLPSELA 2013 OF A CLOTHING FACTORY BUILDING NAMED RANA PLAZA. I THINK THAT WAS A REALLY GALVANIZED MOMENT. IN THE FRAMEWORK OF THINKING ABOUT WORKERS ‘ISSUES AND THEIR SAFETY AND WORKING CONDITIONS IN THE SUPPLY CHAIN. ANOTHER TNHA 1,100 PEOPLE WERE KILLED DESPITE AN OBVIOUS DISPLAY OF STRUCTURAL PROBLEMS AND COMPLAINTS ABOUT THE CONSTRUCTION WORKERS FORCED TO GO ON THEIR ROUTINES. SHARING ARO PFESSOR AT HARVARD BUSINESS SCHOOL IS RESEARCHING GLOBAL BUSINESS ETHICS OTHER UNIQUE A PRESSURE TO FULFILL MISSION AND AN INDUSTRY WITH VERY LOW MARGINS IN THE INTEREST OF PEOPLE IS DIFFICULT. BECAUSE EVEN IF PEOPLE REPORT SOME CONCERNS ABOUT BUILDING, PEOPLE STILL WANT TO WORK. EVERYONE WORKS SOMEWHERE CONNECTED TO INDUSTRY WITH FASHION. YOU PUT IT ON YOUR BODY, BUT IT IS CONNECTING. THERE ARE SO MANY OTHER BODIES, JENNIFER VERA CAMP IS PROFESSOR IN THE FASHION DEPARTMENT OF A MASS ART. THEY SAY THAT THE RISE OF SO-CALLED FAST FASHION CLOTHING, WHICH IS CHEAP AND DISPOSABLE, WAS TOO DEEPLY DAMAGING IN MANY WAYS. HOW CAN THAT BE? SOMEONE HAS BLOOD ON THEIR HANDS. POLLUTION AND WASTE INCREASED BY 60% ETH AVERAGE CONSUMERS THAN 15 YEARS AGO, BUT EVERY ARTICLE IS STORED FOR ONLY HALF AS LONG EVERY SECOND. WE HAVE PUBLISHED IT. There used to be more value and craft, and then we wouldn’t just think about throwing it away because it still meant something to us. TAKE 700 GALNSLO WATER TO GROW ENOUGH COTTON TO MAKE A T-SHIRT AND WE PLATE THE COTTON TO KEEP IT WHITE, THEN DYE IT TO GET TO THESE OTHER COLORS AND THIS IS TOXIC PROCESS SO LAL MY DENIM IS UD.SE MORALLY WE HAVE TO TAKE A STEP IN MORENTI ACONSUME DIRECTION, SEE THE VALUE IN THE CABINET OF YROU AND LOOK AT EVERY ITEM AND NOT JUST SAY OH, THAT WAS A PICTURE ON INSTAGRAM SO I DON’T DO IT CAN WEAR IT AGAIN, BUT HAVE MADE IT AS SOMETHING HUMAN TO SEE IT I HAVE PURCHASED TSHI WITH MONEY I DESERVED I SHOULD WEAR IT AGAIN AND SHOW THE WORLD BACK AT VETTA, IT IS NOT ONLY SUSTAINABILITY AND ETHICAL. REMEMBER, BUT YES, CONSUMPTION OF BARTLETT ” COLLECTIONS ARE BASED ON FIVE ARTICLE CAPSULES THAT CAN CREATE 30 OUTFITS TOGETHER. STMO WOMEN IN THE US ON AN AVERAGE WEAR ONLY ABOUT 20% OF THEIR CABINET THE CONCEPT OF A CAPSULE CABINET IS BASICALLY ON HAVING FEWER PIECES OF A SIMILAR COLOR THAT ALL MIX AND MAKE AND WORK. GOOD TOGETHER RESPONSIBLE FASHION CAN STILL BE FUN. ON THE VETTA WEBSITE CAN A QUICK QUIZ TO DETERMINE WHICH COLLECTION MATCHES YOUR EDGY STYLE? CORRECTLY. OK I LOVE THIS. THE TROUSERS ARE SO CUTE AND THEY ARE SO SOFT AND THE SWEATER AND THE CARA ARE SO COMFORTABLE, SO THAT THIS CAN BE DONE IN A COMPLETELY DIFFERENT WAY. SO THIS WHOLE TURTLENECK PART UN BUTTONS. SO NOW IT LOOKS LIKE ANOTHER BLACK, IT HAS ZIPS THAT ARE OPEN AND I HAVE JUST LEARNED. THIS IS A FRENCH TICK SO YOU CAN WEAR THIS T-SHIRT. OTHER WAY THIS IS BASIC WHAT YOU WEAR. YES WITHOUT SLEEVES. WE HAVE TAKEN OFF THE SLEEVES AND I LOOK COMPLETELY DIFFERENT. YES, WHAT WE ARE TRYING TO HELP WOMEN TO CREATE A MORE THOUGHTFUL WAROBEDR IN REGARD TO CURATED AND ALSO THOUGHTIVE REGARD TO OFMS, KNOW WHERE IT COMES FROM AND KNOWING IT HAD A POSITIVE IMPACT ON THE PLICA AND THE PEOPLE great from KARL. BARTLETT WAS INSPIRED TO START YOUR BUSINESS. AFTER WATCHING A DOCUMENTARY ON SWEATSHOPS AND GOING OVER YOUR OWN CLOTHING. SHE SAID THE REESE CHECKED HER FOR BRANDS THAT OWNED AND WAS FOUND TO LEARN THAT MANY INJURIES HAVE JUST A QUICK NOTICE THAT THE FOOTAGE ON TODAY’S NIGHT SHOW HAS BEEN SHOT FIRST BEFORE THE PANDEMIC. YOU’RE

A look into the ethical concerns surrounding the production and consumption of fast fashion

The power of the fashion and beauty industry is enormous, both negative and positive. We speak to the founder and CEO of Vetta and MassArt professor Jennifer Varekamp

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Updated: 8:04 PM EDT Oct 19, 2021

Vetta is a sustainable clothing company founded in South Boston. Founder Cara Bartlett learned about the ethical concerns surrounding the way clothing is made, asking herself questions about who makes it and how it is made. With this in mind, she runs the company. MassArt professor Jennifer Varekamp teaches in the fashion department. She is also a co-founder of the Sustainable Fashion Collaborative.

Vetta is a sustainable clothing company founded in South Boston. Founder Cara Bartlett read up on the ethical concerns surrounding the manufacture of clothing, asking herself questions about who makes it and how it is made. With this in mind, she runs the company.

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