LA Confronts The Brand Power Of Fast Fashion Giant Shein

Me I will never forget my first purchase of clothes from China-based fast-fashion retailer Shein. I couldn’t wait to stunt everyone in their new glam outfit in late 2018 when I lived in New York City. , they were so cheap! I could easily spend a few bucks online on all these clothes and am completely happy about it.

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Last year I started meeting some fashion/apparel industry professionals. Cora Harrington When rakin carlton Tweet about the negative effects of buying clothes at fast fashion stores like Shein. This newfound awareness has made me stop shopping at Shein and other similar brands. But I am alone. These clothes are still in great demand.

My colleague Josie Huang wrote about how Shein continues her march toward world domination here in Los Angeles, where Chinese companies operate in the United States. Josie reports that the giant clothing company plans to open her second of three U.S. distribution centers in Southern California and now has a new office in Row DTLA.

Shein recently opened a pop-up shop in Montebello to increase brand awareness in the local community. For example, Josie writes that in September, her Shein commissioned five of her Latino artists to create a mural in El Monte during National Hispanic Heritage Month. It’s a wake-up call to many activists worried about her Shein’s impact on everything from workers to the environment.

To learn more about Shein’s global impact, read Josie’s story.

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