Tag Archives: Forever 21

Forever 21: Forever Toxic?

The popular retailer Forever 21 is a leader in cheap, fast fashion. It offers one-stop shopping for clothes and accessories which look like they came straight from yesterday’s catwalk but are only a fraction of the price.  This strategy has helped to make Forever 21 stores ubiquitous in malls across the nation and their styles [...]

Does Your Purse Have Lead In It?

Following CEH’s announcement that we are still finding the toxic metal lead in many handbags and wallets of popular brands and retailers, we’ve received a lot of media attention and interest from concerned consumers. Our testing project is set to continue through at least March of 2013. Since our June announcement, we’ve continued to find [...]

CEH Still Finding Lead in Women’s Handbags and Wallets

Women’s style magazines and designers’ ad campaigns have been heralding the “must-have” accessories of this fashion season: bright wallets, bold purses, and colorful clutches. Right now, the handbag sections of stores are packed with shades of lemon, lime, mustard, goldenrod, tangerine, apricot, orange peel, candy apple. Cute? Sure. Stylish? Perhaps. However, as CEH has discovered, [...]