The True Cost of Fashion | Edward Park | TEDxEaglebrookSchool

The world fashion market demands a continuous clothing supply fresh with new styles each season. Historically, the price of those items has been stable, but the production costs have been rising. Where are the dollars being saved? Factory safety and worker compensation, with tragic outcomes. Edward is a student at Eaglebrook School. He has a first-hand appreciation for the fashion industry through his family’s business. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at