How Diane began her career as a beauty & fashion influencer
What is “high-low” fashion?
Designer stuff is more of a status symbol than style
How much of Diane’s wardrobe is designer
The attainability of luxury brands
Why do we strive to consume luxury?
How online fast fashion brands were popularized by fast fashion
Diane’s main issue with fast fashion
How often do we buy clothes that don’t fit but still keep them?
The percentage of our wardrobes that we actually wear
Why fast fashion sizing is a breeding ground for eating disorders & body dysmorphia
What are capsule wardrobes?
Will our current wardrobes age along with us?
Why designer bags & shoes hold their value
Small changes consumers can make to reduce environmental impact
How retail mark-ups & sales are exploitative
Preventing buyer’s remorse & FOMO
How do we consume new items like underwear with less environmental impact?
Why class divide makes ethical consumption inaccessible to working-class people
How all levels of influence can advocate for positive change
The impermanence of canceling corporate activism
Is the real power of ethical change within consumers or corporations?
Why the majority of household consumer decisions are made by women
How shifting the responsibility of ethical consumption to consumers contains subtle sexism
The female empowerment argument vs. the male gaze
How Millennial & Gen Z women are less financially dependent on men
Do your consumer habits get in the way of your financial goals?
How do we identify ourselves outside of what we look like, how we produce, & how we consume?