The Life and Death of a Garment, with Maxine Bédat


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In the fashion industry there used to be two seasons a year: Spring/Summer and Autumn/Winter, but today fast fashion companies produce up to 52 micro-seasons a year. Changing the clothes in their stores every week to keep customers coming back, and purchasing more and more. Today on the podcast we’re asking what’s the real price we’re all paying for the global clothing industry? And we are joined by Maxine Bédat - former lawyer, fashion industry entrepreneur, and author of Unraveled: The Life and Death of a Garment. Our host for today is Rosamund Urwin, media editor of The Sunday Times.

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