22 May 2018

Time for disruption in the fashion industry?

From Nine To Noon, 9:32 am on 22 May 2018

With news in recent weeks about New Zealand textile factories being priced out of the market by cheaper overseas suppliers, and the controversy over the label 'World' attaching 'Made in New Zealand' tags to some of its garments, actually made in Bangladesh ....what's going on in the fashion industry and is it time for a shake-up in the way we buy clothes? University of Auckland researcher Miriam Seifert has been looking at the differences between so called 'fast and slow fashion' to find some answers.