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    PICTURES: Range of graceful clothing for Eid

    Cape Town – Fashion designer Nasheeta Joseph Kamish is building a fashion empire – one stitch at a time. Her Infiniti Collection’s Eid range is inspired by international trends and celebrates the modest movement. She says her range incorporates bling – hand-stitched glass pearls, pleated frills and sequins – and velour. Planning for Eid fashion […]

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    Tchibo expands online clothing rental programme in sustainability push

    Tchibo has extended its clothing rental programme to new products after a successful year-long trial. The German clothing retailer said that the first year of Tchibo Share had shown the size of shopping carts and conversion rates “rising steadily”. Launched in January 2018, the programme allows customers to rent clothing online in order to cater […]

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    Walmart Jumps on the Clothing Subscription Bandwagon

    Walmart (NYSE:WMT) recently partnered with KIDBOX to launch a new subscription apparel service for kids. The service will offer four to five pieces of curated apparel for $48, which represents a discount of about 50% for the bundled items. Customers keep the clothing they want and return the rest, and shipping is free for both deliveries and returns. […]

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    If Rental Is the Future of Clothing, This Woman-Led Company Will Power How We All Dress

    It’s 2019, and Christine Hunsicker finally admits that her company, Gwynnie Bee, was a massive experiment. The company, which was founded in 2011 as a plus-size clothing subscription rental service, and has now shipped more than five million boxes of clothing sized 0-32, was Hunsicker’s way of testing her more ambitious business hypothesis: Could you build a technology and warehouse engine […]

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    Researchers create ‘smart clothing’ to prevent back pain

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Back pain is the number one cause of disability, and accounts for more than 264 million lost work days per year. Now researchers at Vanderbilt University have developed clothing to prevent back pain. They call it smart underwear. Whether it’s lifting something or bending down, daily activities can put a strain on […]

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    The Best Ethical Clothing Brands Out There

    Vegan clothing—it’s a hot topic, but what does it even mean? Basically: Vegan clothing enthusiasts don’t wear any kind of clothing items that contain leather or animal skin, wool or animal hair, or fur, down, silk, or any other material that comes from or is tested on animals. A more comprehensive what-to-look-for list in on PETA’s website, but cotton, polyester, […]

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    Stunning in Skirts

    Fabric Matters Just like any other clothing, the type of fabric used for a skirt plays a key role for truly ‘rocking it.’ You cannot expect flowy georgette to stay in place, nor can you expect a heavy plaid skirt to give off the breezy vibe. Other than that, when picking cotton or mixed fabric […]

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    Best fashion exhibitions and clothing museums in London

    Fashion is all about the aesthetic — so a museum is the perfect place to pay homage to different fashion eras and designers. London is home to many museums with exhibitions covering all areas of fashion, from historic designs and contemporary trends to the future of the industry. The V&A’s 2019 Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams exhibition is set to send the […]

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    Dollar hits 4-month low against the yen as chaos engulfs Washington

    Tomohiro Ohsumi | Bloomberg | Getty Images The dollar fell against the safe-haven yen and Swiss franc on Tuesday as investors cut their exposure to riskier assets amid the partial U.S. government shutdown and signs of confrontation between the White House and the Federal Reserve. The dollar fell 0.39 percent to 110.00 yen, its lowest […]