Johnny Depp playing the Mad Hatter in Alice Through the Looking Glass. Depp spoke of his own research into the mercury poisoning of hat makers in an interview in 2009. Photo: Disney Enterprises

Three fatal fashion trends in history and why fast fashion may be the worst of all

From mercury poisoning in Victorian hatters to the hot trend for radium beauty products, fashion has unwittingly caused an array of health hazards. But are we going to top them all with the microplastics in fast-fashion items?

Topic |   Fashion in Hong Kong and China

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Johnny Depp playing the Mad Hatter in Alice Through the Looking Glass. Depp spoke of his own research into the mercury poisoning of hat makers in an interview in 2009. Photo: Disney Enterprises
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