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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...
Fast fashion

Fast fashion: Britons to buy 50m “throwaway outfits” this summer

Britons will spend £2.7bn this summer on more than 50m summer outfits that will be worn only once, a poll reveals.
Kim Kardashian West

Forget the rebrand – Kim Kardashian West should ditch her shapewear...

Another day, another Katastrophic Kardashian product launch – this time Kim Kardashian West’s “Kimono” shapewear line, which launched last week to widespread ridicule on...
Sustainable fashion

Rental jeans and recycled swimsuits – six revolutionary fashion brands

Globally, nearly three-fifths of clothing ends up in an incinerator or landfill site within a year of being made. Shopping for clothes is no...
Mulberry

Pub gigs and a Shoreditch mural: can Mulberry appeal to a...

The shout-out was via a technicolour mural spray-painted onto a wall in Shoreditch, the hip district of east London, with tickets for the intimate...
The Real Real

Secondhand fashion site TheRealReal soars on Wall Street debut

Shares in The RealReal, the US secondhand luxury fashion website, jumped more than 40% after their Wall Street debut as investors cashed in on...
Kim Kardashian West Kimono

Kim Kardashian West’s Kimono shapewear touches nerve in Japan

The American television star Kim Kardashian West has caused controversy in Japan by naming her new line of shapewear Kimono, prompting some to accuse...