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Is Second-Hand Clothing Our Friend or Foe?

Melissa Tan, Country Coordinator for Fashion Revolution Malaysia, Climate Action and Sustainability Advocate

13-Dec-22 12:00

Is Second-Hand Clothing Our Friend or Foe?

The younger generation is more open to experimenting with different styles and one of the booming trends they love is thrifting - buying second-hand clothes. Is thrifting really sustainable? Or is it just another problem added on to overconsumption and consumerism? We speak to Melissa Tan, Climate Action and Sustainability Advocate, Country Coordinator for Fashion Revolution Malaysia to discuss what thrifting really is.

Photo Credit : Fashion Revolution Malaysia

Produced by: Lily Chai

Presented by: Richard Bradbury, Lily Chai


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Categories:  economyWomen in BusinessmarketsenvironmentfashionentrepreneursSME

Tags:  slow fashionfashionsustainabilityfast fashionclothes





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