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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...
Boohoo

The story of a £4 Boohoo dress: cheap clothes at a...

It comes in red, mustard and black, in sizes 6 up to 16; the bandeau bodycon minidress, is, according to the online retailer Boohoo,...
Fast fashion

Fast fashion is eating up the planet – and this feeble...

How long would you expect to keep a bikini that cost only a quid? It’s always possible that women will treasure forever something costing less...
Topshop Arcadia

Arcadia to cut head office jobs after staving off collapse with...

Arcadia is cutting 170 jobs at its main offices a day after Sir Philip Green’s retail empire avoided collapse by securing backing for a...
StockX trainers

Sole traders: why there’s a whiff of money in old trainers

Sniffing strangers’ trainers for a living sounds like a bad job, but standing at his work station Matt Miller is inhaling a Nike Air...
Sharon White John Lewis

Will new John Lewis boss ditch Never Knowingly Undersold?

At communications regulator Ofcom Sharon White had the tenacity to take on the might of BT and the Murdoch dynasty, but will the first...
Sir Philip Green Arcadia

Sir Philip Green locks horns with landlords and comes off worst

What happened to Sir Philip Green’s supposed talent for bullying? The great vote on the restructuring of his Arcadia empire was postponed on Wednesday...