Fashionopolis, an interview wtih Dana Thomas


Sweatshop labor is not only a problem at clothing factories in developing countries. These five Thai immigrant women filed a lawsuit against garment contractors after they were enslaved in a garment factory for three years in a suburb of Los Angeles. AFP/Getty Images, photo by Dan Groshong

This week we speak with Paris-based fashion journalist Dana Thomas about the rise of fashion fashion and its true cost.

Additional Reading

  • Thomas, Dana. Fashionopolis: The Price of Fast Fashion and The Future of Clothes. New York: Penguin Press, 2019.