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In the light of today's modern society, teenagers are getting obsessed over the latest trendy outfits. Therefore, companies and stock producers have to rush to manufacture these clothes on time to appeal the constumers. Whilst, some of these clothes can appeal to the eye, shouldn't teenagers think before pressing the buy button? Yes, whilst their precious item may be within the click of a finger, the detrimental effects this causes to us humans and the planet as a whole should be taken into consideration. I will be discussing why teenagers and adults should refrain in buying more fashion clothes and how this will benefit our blue planet.
First and foremost, research suggests that 10 % of the world's carbon emmissions is caused from the fashion industry "That's more than all international flights and maritime shipping combined." suggested by Ellen MacAurthur. We are all widely aware of the detrimental impacts this can cause to our blue planet and by forcing companies to work longer hours, pollute the atmosphere more and race to keep up with the thousands of customers requesting these clothes, this has a toll on the COP27.
Secondly, a plethora of cargo ships shipping off these clothes are blocking our trade routes thus causing food shortages. This is taking a toll on the global food cricis we face today. More ships are struggling to export their goods to another country all because of the needs of a simple sweater that is trendy or some trousers of a popular brand. Should teenagers and everyone around them need all of these clothes ? Why are these garments desperately categorised into the " need box " instead of the "want but not necessarily need to have" box ?
Lastly, we need diversity. If everyone is influenced to wear the same clothes, then how will we make a vague prediction of one's personality by how they express themselves through their clothing. Furthermore, the poor will be marginalised and therefore they will desire to buy these clothes thus spending precious money. We are all diversity and we all have different taste in clothing . You are not supposed to fit your clothes ... your clothes are supposed to fit you.
Overall, I have made links to three of the Topical Talk Topics : COP27, the global food cricis, and even a touch on the Black Panther representation and diversity.
Can you make any links on fast fashion to any other topics? Feel free to share in the comments below!