TechCrunch/ Brian Kateman/ August 2019
The fashion industry has historically relied on exploitative, unsustainable and unethical labor practices in order to sell clothes â€”Â but if recent trends are any indication, it wonâ€™t for much longer. Over the last several years, the industry has entered a remarkable period of upheaval, with major and small fashion brands alike ditching traditional methods of production in favor of eco-friendly and cruelty-free alternatives. Itâ€™s a welcome, long-overdue development,Â and itâ€™s showing no signs of slowing down.
Tradition fashion is unethical in almost too many ways to count. There is, of course, the monstrous toll on animal life. Every year,Â over one billion animals are slaughteredÂ for their fur or pelts, usually after living their lives in horrific factory farms.
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