At the Alta Gracia textile factory, the owners and workers are staking the livelihood of a community on a radical experiment in ethical manufacturing.
Today’s casual styles may seem like a development in cultural taste, but corporate manufacturers might be the ones calling the shots.
Acrylic, viscose, acetate: What are these alien terms on clothing labels, anyway? Elizabeth Cline digs into the shiny, strange-sounding stuff we wear.
100 years ago, women had to drop $600 for the latest styles. Today a fashionable dress is cheaper than a bag of dog food. How did we get here?