Melanie DiSalvo goes in on the flood of fake vintage clothing hitting the US market.

ICYMI, Melanie DiSalvo of virtue + vice explores the booming business of fake vintage fashions flooding the US market. Advertised as pre-worn and a more sustainable option to new clothes, many of these designer duds actually have a dark secret rooted in deception and exploitation – to learn more read on here.

Every week on the virtue + vice blog DiSalvo takes on a different industry myth or misconception.

A fast fashion industry veteran who spent the earlier years of her career living and working in the factories where our clothing is made, DiSalvo has seen it all first hand. Her knowledge will be featured this year on the SXSW panel Sustainability and Ethics in Fashion Technology.