PBS NewsHour

Tailoring a sustainable future for fashion

Clip: 09/08/2019 | 8m 13s Video has closed captioning.

New York Fashion Week kicked off this weekend with designers' latest collections on full display. But global worries about the environmental impact and cheap labor involved in clothing production are sparking a growing movement in the industry toward sustainable clothing. Hari Sreenivasan speaks with Dana Thomas, author of “Fashionopolis: The Price of Fast Fashion and the Future of Clothes."

Aired: 09/08/19

Rating: NR

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