• CLOTHING
    The Artist Who Creates Portraits With a Clothing Iron

    IRONING HAS NEVER BEEN SO cool. Benjamin Shine, an artist who splits his time between London and Sydney, has become a pioneer in what he calls “painting fabric”—using irons to create portraits in cloth. As a member of a family of garment manufacturers and a one-time employee of a fashion company, Shine has long seen the […]

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    KFC has launched a clothing line…and it looks clucking brilliant

    KFC has launched a fashion line, so dedicated fans of the fast food chain can show their devotion by wearing items in tribute to finger lickin’ chicken. This week, KFC revealed an online shop so fans can buy everything from drumstrick-printed socks to a pillow with Colonel Sanders’ face on it. COVER IMAGES KFC enthusiasts […]

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    U.K. Retail Sales Rebound as Heat Wave Boosts Clothing Demand

    U.K. retailers received a summer boost last month as sweltering temperatures spurred sales of clothing. The quantity of goods sold in stores and online rose 0.6 percent, more than economists forecast, following a 1.1 percent decline in May, figures from the Office for National Statistics showed Thursday. Sales excluding auto fuel jumped 0.9 percent. It […]

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    Student who spends £800 on a T-shirt insures his clothes for £40,000

    Eric Whiteback, 21 from Pennsylvania, USA has insured his wardrobe for £40,000 (Image: Caters News Agency) A student who needs a storage container to house his colossal clothing collection has just insured it for £40,000. Streetwear nut Eric Whiteback thinks nothing of dropping £800 on a t-shirt – despite admitting he only wears 10%-15% of his clothes. Eric […]

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    Where many of the clothes you throw away end up

    Ever wonder where your clothes go after you discard them? In Western countries, when you donate clothing to charities via shops, collection bags, or clothing banks many are given to those in need or sold in charity shops to raise funds. But what happens to torn or damaged clothes, or items that no one wants […]

  • DANNIELLE OWENS-REID IS BRINGING GENDER-NEUTRAL CLOTHING TO ALL

    For a lot of people (male, female, non-binary), finding clothing that’s comfortable and isn’t confined to a gender-specific label is no easy feat. Dannielle Owens-Reid is one of those people. For her, some clothes were too masculine and some were too feminine, and she knew too many people who were encountering the same problem. Owens-Reid […]

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    Your Favorite Clothing Brands at Target Are Going Away for Good

    Target is introducing 12 new clothing, accessories and home decor lines. • The store is also phasing out well-known brands like Mossimo, Merona, Cherokee, and Circo. • The company is refreshing its products to boost sales and compete with companies like Amazon. If you’re like many Target addicts, most of your clothes have names like Mossimo and Meronaon every tag. […]

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    Sainsbury’s sees sees boost thanks to demand for clothing

    Sainsbury’s has notched up a sales recovery The supermarket giant said that inflation, together with this year’s later Mother’s Day and Easter, helped drive like-for-like first quarter sales including Argos up by 2.3 per cent in a marked bounce back on the 0.3 per cent seen in the previous three months. Sainsbury’s said demand for […]

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    Top independent clothing shop in Gloucester to close

    One of Gloucester’s most prominent independent clothing traders is closing down its shop at one of the city’s most prime spots. High-end clothing store Hayden Taylor has launched a closing down sale as its owners look to retire after nine years trading in Westgate Street. The business has been at the corner shop for almost […]

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    The Second Life of Clothing You Donate

    n a chic clothing store in Los Angeles, a handful of women quietly browse racks of flowy summer dresses, brightly colored shorts, fringed caftans, and shoes ranging from five-inch stilettos to strappy jelly sandals. Rihanna is singing about diamonds through the speakers while expertly dressed sales associates wrap purchases in tissue paper and hand-stamped shopping […]

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    Amazon is radically changing how we shop for clothing

    This week Amazon took a major step toward becoming a bigger presence in your wardrobe, and we’re only just beginning to understand what the ramifications for the retail industry at large will be. The new Prime Wardrobe program , which lets Amazon Prime customers try on clothing at home over a period of seven days […]