When you spend enough time working, you start to get a sense of the dark little secrets an industry can have.
And sure, this can involve the creepy aspects of a job that still need to be done, but it's more likely that you've come across something that your bosses simply wouldn't want to see the light of day.
But of course, the bigger an industry is, the more likely that someone along the line will leak those secrets into the public eye. And while consumers are the most immediately concerned when they're being sold something unsafe or simply ripped off, it can also be disturbing for them to learn that the purchases they take for granted are supporting a company that severely exploits its workers.
Unfortunately, there are no shortage of industries where this is a widespread problem, but it's been revealed as an uncomfortable reality of the modern fashion industry (particularly when it comes to "fast fashion") for over 30 years at this point.
But while that's both well-known and easy to forget, one TikTok shares some surprising signs to help us spot when a garment was made unethically.