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Fashion

Hi-tech, hyperlocal and 3D printed: a proposition for the future of...

The shameful human and environmental cost of fashion has been well documented. Clearly, the system is woefully broken, as the journalist Dana Thomas writes...
Mike Ashley Sports Direct

Sports Direct founder Mike Ashley faces shareholder rebellion

Mike Ashley faces a shareholder rebellion after the advisory firm Institutional Shareholder Services joined calls for Sports Direct investors to vote against his continuing...
Isabel Toledo

Isabel Toledo, fashion designer favored by Michelle Obama, dies at age...

Isabel Toledo, the Cuban American fashion designer with an avant-garde flair who created Michelle Obama’s distinctive lemongrass- colored sheath dress and matching overcoat for...
Hush

Clothing brand Hush sees rapid growth in backlash against fast fashion

PrettyLittleThing and Missguided have hit the big time selling £5 dresses and £1 bikinis to the youth market but another online British brand, Hush,...
Amazon

Amazon under fire for new packaging that cannot be recycled

Amazon has been criticised by environmental groups and customers after introducing a range of plastic packaging that cannot be recycled in the UK. While supermarkets...
Dr Martens

Oh so pretty … political upheaval credited for Dr Martens sales...

Its footwear has been stomping down British high streets for nearly 60 years but Dr Martens is reporting record sales as fresh political upheaval...
Secondhand

How secondhand clothes can save student budgets – and the planet

It may be cheap and on-trend but fast fashion isn’t the answer for cash-strapped students. For Mia Smith, a fashion communication student at Liverpool...
Duchess of Sussex guest edits British Vogue

How Meghan’s workwear collection will help women into work

The September issue of UK Vogue, guest edited by the Duchess of Sussex, has not yet hit newsstands, but much of its content has...
Amazon

Shop til they drop: the play that takes us inside an...

Using testimonies from anonymous workers, a new Edinburgh show explores what it’s like to work for the world’s richest company. Its creators take us...
Amazon

Amazon faces EU inquiry over treatment of small retailers

The European Union has launched a formal investigation into Amazon, opening a new front against the US tech giants. Announcing the decision, the European commissioner...
Sustainability

The big fashion fight: can we remove all the toxic, invisible...

It was probably the only time a 93-year-old has stolen the show at Glastonbury’s Pyramid stage. Sir David Attenborough had important things to say...
Skinny jeans

Are British shoppers finally ditching skinny jeans?

They are the fashion trend that has refused to die, but there are signs that 20 years after Kate Moss and a selection of...