• CLOTHING
    Where Are Our Useful Futuristic Clothes Already?

      Future Tense is a partnership of Slate, New America, and Arizona State University that examines emerging technologies, public policy, and society. Remember the old days, when you had to pull out your handheld telephonic device and unlock it—using your thumb!—in order to check the location of your incoming human-operated rideshare? How archaic! Or what about when you wasted valuable […]

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    What Should French Fashion Do With Its Unsold Clothing?

    PARIS, France — Two years ago, France was the first country to pass a law preventing supermarkets from throwing away or destroying unsold food. Under the country’s circular economy roadmap, lawmakers are planning to do the same for clothing. Spearheaded by prime minister Édouard Philippe, by 2019 new regulations or incentives could prohibit brands from discarding […]

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    New men’s clothing store launches in The Meadows

    Tony D. Brewer Sr. enjoys good clothing. It’s one reason he decided to start his first business venture with a men’s clothing store at The Meadows shopping center. His store name: The Classic Man. Brewer’s business was the first new store to sign on at the newly owned and managed shopping center on Terre Haute’s […]

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    Today’s Chic Look? ‘Upcycled’ Clothes

    What’s a hot trend in high-end fashion? Getting shoppers to pay just as much for used clothes as they do for new ones. Many designers are putting luxury spins on second-hand clothing, repurposing them under the mantle of sustainability to appeal to socially conscious customers. Their pitch: Getting a handle on the waste generated by an […]

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    Disregarding the gender norms of clothing

    The opinions and views expressed in this article are those of the author and do not reflect the opinion of Byte or Byte’s editorial board. (Photo by: Jeremy Rogers) Men, let’s be honest: compared to women, our clothing options are fairly limited. Women are free to wear any apparel they desire. Society has deemed it […]

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    16 Salutes: Double D Clothing Drive

    DICKSON CITY — A young woman in Lackawanna County is on a mission to help those in need. She’s doing it with her own clothing drive. If you plan on spring cleaning your closet in the near future, there’s a woman in Lackawanna County who can take your trash and make it someone else’s treasure. […]

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    Macy’s new ‘modest’ clothing line presents options for Bay Area Muslim women

    This hand-dyed luxury vicose hijab is part of the “Verona Collection,” introduced on Feb. 15, 2018 by Macy’s. The collection consists of ready-to-wear pieces including dresses, tops, cardigans, pants and hijabs in a variety of colors and fabrics and is available only on macys.com. (Courtesy Macy’s) The line of “modest” clothing geared toward Muslim women […]

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    These are the biggest sibling rivalries in the clothing business

    H&M and Facebook/COSH&M’s sister brand, Cos, is known for its high-quality, functional clothing. Some of the world’s largest and most popular clothing brands are being superseded by their sister labels. Many of these smaller sister stores are able to respond to changing trends more quickly. Gap, Abercrombie, H&M, and American Eagle all have popular sister […]