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Is It Time to Rethink Those Claims About Fashion’s Dirty Little Secret?

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Fact: fashion is the second-most-polluting industry on the planet. Or is it? On Thursday, The New York Times’s chief fashion critic Vanessa Friedman called that claim into question or perhaps debunked it entirely, documenting her fairly fruitless efforts to trace the origins of where that eyebrow-raising accusation started in the first place. The tidy, oft-repeated…

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