"A piece of clothing should last for decades. Like a recipe passed down from generation to generation, we should pass our clothes down to our grandchildren." /// Pascale Brevet, in praise of quality and “slow fashion.”
How To Talk To Your Teen About Ethical Fashion: Make it personal. "The unrelenting nature of materialism and consumerism can be difficult to discuss. For children and teens today, it's the water they swim in. They don't remember the internet without ads or fashion that wasn't fast."
And note the legal minimum in many of these countries is extremely low. We're not talking $5 or $2.35 an hour. Go lower and think daily minimum. Meditate on it and then decide if the $5 shirt you found is a good deal - for everyone. Every thing has consequences.