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Cheap Clothes Last Longer than Luxury Duds, Research Finds

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Fast fashion is routinely derided as cheap, shoddily assembled clothing that’s quickly cast off into landfills—the bane of the apparel industry’s whopping environmental fallout. And that label might apply to many of the apparel merchants that deliver new collections seemingly every week, but new research coming out of the U.K.’s University of Leeds casts doubt…

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