Before the industrial revolution happened, fashion was slow, where we had to buy cloth material, and get it stitched. Most of the weaving and preparing of clothes was done on our own.
The sewing machine made cloth making easier and cheaper, and tailors started catering to the middle class. By the 60s and the 70s, clothes became personal expressions, and by the turn of the millennium, low-cost fashion was everywhere.
A few key factors that have the stamp of fast fashion:
As British designer Vivienne Westwood says: Buy Less, Choose Well and Make It Last.
"There's no money in poetry, but then there's no poetry in money, either." ~ Robert Graves
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