• UK fast fashion: Half of top brands' clothes made entirely from virgin plastic

    11 days ago - By Fashion United

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    A study looking into the use of plastics in the UK's fast fashion industry has found that 49 percent of the clothing from four top brands is made entirely using virgin plastics.
    Boohoo was the biggest culprit with 67 percent of its fashion made entirely from fabrics derived from petrochemicals such as polyester, acrylic, nylon and polyamide. That was followed by PrettyLittleThing , Missguided and Asos .
    The study was conducted by the Royal Society for the Arts , which analysed 10,000 items of clothing from across the four brands.
    It also found that on average 80 percent of...
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