Amazon patents a mirror that dresses you in virtual clothes

    Have you ever fretted over buying a suit or dress online for a wedding or another flashy event, wondering how it would look on your frame or if it would even fit? That might not be a problem soon now that Amazon has patented a blended-reality mirror that lets you try on clothes virtually while placing you […]

    How Ivanka Trump Makes Money by Simply Picking Out Her Clothes Each Day

    A year into Donald Trump’s presidency, the ethical challenges of having a businessman president have come into focus. But beyond trips to Mar-a-Lago and dignitaries booking Trump’s Washington, D.C. hotel, photos of Ivanka Trump posted to Twitter and Instagram show the unintended consequences public servants entangled with their private businesses. That’s because most of what Ivanka Trump wears are her […]

    How to Stop Wasting Money on Clothes

    You spend hours trying on clothes, you spend hundreds (maybe more!) buying those clothes, then you open your closet and, lo and behold, nothing worth wearing. It’s a common dilemma and a financially wasteful one, too. Here are some common traps we fall into when we shop and how to get more bang for your […]

  • How to get the most money for your used clothes

    Adapted from a story by Elisabeth Leamy for The Washington Post. U.S. households spend at least $1,700 on apparel each year, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, and it’s a lot easier to shell that money out than it is to recoup it. You won’t strike it rich selling used clothes, but it is possible […]

  • Go up a size? Or wear clothes that are too tight? (Be honest.)

    The other day I asked my Facebook friends if (clothing) size matters. I asked them because I had just had an awful incident involving a skirt. It was full and floral. A little bit retro, too. And just the thing I needed in my wardrobe. And while the store didn’t carry the skirt in my regular missy […]

    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 […]

    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 […]

    Smart Denim Promises Touchscreen Tech Clothes

    A young man in a white t-shirt pulls on a dark blue denim trucker jacket, tucks his smartphone in an inside pocket and puts in-ear headphones in his right ear. He mounts a fixed-gear bike with flat, slightly curved wide handlebars. Riding through the streets of San Francisco, he occasionally taps or swipes his right […]