University of Wisconsin–Madison

“The True Cost:” a documentary on fast fashion

The Wisconsin Without Borders Marketplace is partnering with Change Boutique, a fair trade fashion shop in Madison, Wis., to help spread the word about the true costs of the fast fashion industry. WWB_TrueCost_85x11_1

“The True Cost” is a documentary about the fashion industry and it’s impact on the planet. It takes viewers to countries across the world and into the lives of the many people and places behind the clothing we wear. Who pays for the price of our clothing?

The event is free and open to the public.

The Wisconsin Without Borders Marketplace buys products, shares stories and holds sales of work by artisans in mexico, Ecuador and Kenya.