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The good, the bad and the Primark

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Students get a bad rap when it comes to money. But every year, half a million of us manage the cruel plunge into the deep end of economic independence and the infinity pool of student debt, and how? Because the student is no ordinary economist. Read on for a student’s take on fast fashion’s biggest sinner – Primark.

To fashion-conscious consumers with a budget, Primark is a gift. As you enter the shop, which is usually between nine and 16 stories high, your economic fears take flight and the fashion world is yours to claim. The intention of buying a few pairs of socks, becomes a catwalk extravaganza and results in three enormous bags of t-shirts, a mickey-mouse jumper, 12 earrings, a pair of boots, Christmas presents for the family and an umbrella, for…

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