The Rana Plaza disaster, why did it have to get this tragic before action was taken…none the less something positive came out of something tragic


Major Retailers Join Bangladesh Safety Plan   NYTimes copy

Dear Shaded Viewers,

Wages in Bangladesh start roughly at 37$ a month, the Rana Plaza disaster has forced companies like H & M, Inditex, owner of Zara chain, C & A, Primark and Tesco to endorse a safty plan. Who said "when an ice cream and a dress cost the same price there is a problem." Think of the real cost of fast fashion.



Diane Pernet

A LEGENDARY FIGURE IN FASHION and a pioneer of blogging, Diane is a respected journalist, critic, curator and talent-hunter based in Paris. During her prolific career, she designed her own successful brand in New York, costume designer, photographer, and filmmaker.