Cornellian Caught Up in Forever 21 Bankruptcy Shines Light on Perils of Fast Fashion

At age 21, Esther Dukhee Chang ’08 was studying stitches as a fiber science major in the College of Human Ecology. Nowe, Esther is better known by fashion professionals as the second daughter of Forever 21 founders, Do Won and Jin Sook Chang. In September, while serving as the famous fast-fashion brand’s vice president of merchandising, she was part of their declaration of bankruptcy.