Shein, Zara, and the Fast Fashion Trap

Published on: Nov 23, 2021fb-roundtwitter-roundemail-round

Every wonder where your fave celeb got an outfit — then 10 seconds later, notice an Instagram ad featuring that exact ensemble? You’re not alone. In recent years, social media has contributed to the steep rise of fast fashion. And consumption culture is high during peak shopping times like Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and other holiday sales. But before you hit check out on that SHEIN or Zara cart, find out the three things you should think about when it comes to shopping fast fashion.

Plus, we chat with basketball legend Dwyane Wade about his latest memoir, “Dwyane,” and quiz him on his style knowledge.

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