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Overdressed: The Shockingly High Cost of Cheap Fashion

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Title: Overdressed: The Shockingly High Cost of Cheap Fashion
Author: Cline, Elizabeth L
ISBN: 9781591846543
Publisher: Portfolio
Published: 2013
Binding: Quality
Language: English
Condition: Used: Near Fine
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Business & Personal Finance 1607231

Publisher Description:
"Overdressed does for T-shirts and leggings what Fast Food Nation did for burgers and fries."
--Katha Pollitt

Cheap fashion has fundamentally changed the way most Americans dress. Stores ranging from discounters like Target to traditional chains like JCPenny now offer the newest trends at unprecedentedly low prices. And we have little reason to keep wearing and repairing the clothes we already own when styles change so fast and it's cheaper to just buy more.

Cline sets out to uncover the true nature of the cheap fashion juggernaut. What are we doing with all these cheap clothes? And more important, what are they doing to us, our society, our environment, and our economic well-being?