With fast fashion brands, most customers assume their cheap clothes are a direct reflection of low-cost manufacturing. This is correct in some respects. As highlighted in the table, around 40% of a garment's price is allocated to its production.
When the first lady of China, Peng Liyuan, wife of new president in Xi Jinping (above), waved to the world's cameras during the couple's first foreign trip abroad earlier this year, the words 'Made in China' took on a new fashion hue.
Fashion collaborations have taken a strong hold over the fashion world with everyone from H&M to Veuve Clicquot to Kanye West having a dabble with a fashion collaboration. Celebrities, designers and brands alike can't get enough of a quirky partnership.
Vivienne Westwood is equally as passionate about sustainability as we are. Many items of the new uniform will be produced using recycled materials - in particular working with recycled polyester yarn made from used plastic bottles.
As an E cup myself I am well aware of the problems in finding fashionable clothes that fit both your boobs and your waist and don't look like a tent from the side so I was overjoyed to hear about the project.
A few years ago Fashion Shows were strictly for the media elite only. Top editors sat front row with their notepad and pens and were privy to a preview the rest of us would have to wait months to see. Nowadays however things have changed...