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Unboxing Shein: The real cost of cheap fashion

The price paid for a $12 swimsuit gets very expensive environmentally when you consider the landfills full of discarded clothing. But that hasn’t stopped the demand. Wired contributing writer Vauhini Vara joins host Krys Boyd to discuss Shein, which owns 28-percent of the fast fashion market in the U.S., and how it’s part of a more harmful “ultra-fast fashion” market that negatively impacts both environmental and labor practices. Her article is called “Fast, Cheap, and Out of Control: Inside Shein’s Sudden Rise.”