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Discrimination of Women in the Fashion Industry

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kanani aken

on 19 May 2018

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Discrimination of Women in the Fashion Industry
"The fashion industry follows patterns of racism, patriarchy, and exclusion towards women in line with larger patterns of oppression in the United States and abroad."
Standardized Sizing
The "Ideal" Image
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Brandy Melville
If the average woman is a size 14, who is establishing the gender normativity developing through sizing for young women?
Racial Exclusion
Vogue's "Black Issue"
Brandy Melville
Abercrombie and Fitch
Wet Seal
"The retail industry and other industries need to know that businesses cannot discriminate against individuals under the auspice of a marketing strategy or a particular 'look'. Race and sex discrimination in employment are unlawful, and the EEOC will continue to aggressively pursue employers who choose to engage in such practices."
"Teen retailer Wet Seal said Thursday it has settled a class action racial discrimination lawsuit for $7.5 million."

American Apparel
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