Ok, kittens. Let’s talk Fashion.
I’ve wanted to write about the harmful effects of the fashion industry for some time now, but it seemed so obvious. What is there to write about that people don’t already know? Well, I sat down and made a list of seriously messed up things that I wanted to address, and it was long. I hope you’re sitting somewhere comfortable, because there’s going to be a lot here. Before we start, I do want to say that I love fashion. I love the idea of expressing yourself in a fluid way through clothing, hair, makeup, and everything else. You can dress a certain way and feel temporarily like a different person (note: Hollywood often portrays this horribly wrong, showing women needing to change in order to get the popular guy). This is about the completely screwed up advertising complex known as the Fashion Industry. Continue reading