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Forget ‘Dark Academia.’ Shein Is Guilty of This Dark Deed.

Rivet’s 2021 winter issue has dropped! This in-depth issue examines the steps the global denim industry is taking to minimize its impact on the environment, from implementing zero waste production and design processes to establishing greenhouse gas emissions goals aligned with the Paris Agreement.

Shein is the “most manipulative” fast-fashion brand when it comes to enticing consumers to crack open their wallets—and keep shelling out, a new study has found. The hugely popular Chinese e-tailer is a gifted practitioner of so-called “dark patterns,” online techniques that goad or otherwise deceive users into certain behaviors, claims Rouge Media, a British…

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