Bangladesh – Reviving the Call for Slow Fashion.

The recent fire in a Bangladeshi garment factory that claimed well over 1000 lives was a powerful reminder of how costly "cheap" fashion can be... Extensive coverage of the the fire and its aftermath from CNN. Last year, Amy Peterson reviewed Elizabeth Cline's book Overdressed: The Shockingly High Cost of Cheap Fashion for The Englewood Review of Books.  As part of that review, she offered a wonderful list of suggestions for how churches could promote alternative ways of thinking about clothes, a slow fashion of sorts that is rooted in our faith communities. We are delighted … [Read more...]