It started off as a web-series, charting the experiences of three young fashion bloggers, who spent a month living the life of Cambodian garment workers in Phnom Penh. But following headlines and articles all over the world, more than a million hits and many inquires, the web-series has been re-versioned into an hour-long documentary.
Frida, Anniken and Ludwig live, breathe and dream fashion. They spend hundreds of euros every month on clothes and make a living promoting the latest catwalk trends. Aside from the speculation that factory workers must be ‘used to’ their hard lives, they have never given much thought to the people who make their clothes.
Now, they’re trading their comfortable lives for those of Cambodian garment workers. As well as working in the factories, they have to survive on $3 a day. But this is no exploitative doc, relying on shock value. It poignantly shows the consequences of cheap fashion.
Creating a dress for ten euros in Europe, in less than a fortnight. It’s not only possible, but it’s becoming the norm. Since the fashion industry went down the path of fast-fashion, it’s always both faster and cheaper - no matter the consequences.More info
In 2014, three young fashion bloggers came to Phnom Pehn for the first time to spend a month living the life of Cambodian garment workers. Two years later, they returned to see if anything had changed.More info
In 2014, three young fashion bloggers came to Phnom Pehn for the first time to spend a month living the life of Cambodian garment workers. The show provoked headlines and articles all over the world and companies like H&M were forced to respond. In this sequel, they return to Cambodia’s sweatshops for a second time. Has anything changed?More info