The Pros And Cons Of Fast Fashion

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Fast fashion, the trend of clothing producers replicating high-fashion designs and selling them at lower prices, has grown in recent years to become a nearly $100 billion industry, and some have criticized its consequences. The Onion looks at the pros and cons of fast fashion.


  • Privilege of aping TikTok teenager for 20 minutes
  • Fewer out-of-work child laborers
  • Probably makes Anna Wintour sad
  • Light, flimsy material barely weighs on conscience
  • Won’t be alive long enough to reckon with consequences


  • Crop top already totally embarrassing by time you get it home
  • Harder to tell who rich and who poor at a glance
  • Sea turtles fatally trapped in last year’s fall fashions
  • Fucking button fell off
  • Body issues still the same
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