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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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    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 […]

  • Tesco clothing like-for-like sales improve 2.4 percent

    Group sales at Tesco Plc, for the second quarter, grew by 12.5 percent at constant exchange rates to 28.3 billion pounds (36.8 billion dollars) with like-for-like growth of 2.2 percent, while at actual exchange rates, sales grew by 12.8 percent including a 0.3 percent foreign exchange translation benefit due to the depreciation of sterling. The […]

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    Dear clothing manufacturers – fat women want clothes that fit their curves not bigger versions of your original designs

    Plus-size clothing aren’t always made to fit (Picture: Mmuffin for Metro.co.uk) I love high street clothes shopping. The obsession began from the first rite of passage trip sans-mum with a few fellow 16-year-old friends round the local mall (OK, so it was a tiny Berkshire shopping centre, but Clueless had just come out). Since then, […]

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    Wolf in priest’s clothing

    Followers will hopefully increasingly demand probity in the affairs of the church The confession, an article of faith for Catholic and Orthodox Christians, is in trouble in Kerala. The reason: sexual blackmail by some confessor priests. “The confessor priest should never break the ‘sacramental seal’ as he has vowed to keep the secrets of the […]

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    The Sexist History Of No Pockets In Women’s Clothing

    An historical reenactment of medieval bags. Photo: DEA / C. BALOSSINI / Getty When shopping for women’s jeans, how many times have you found yourself disappointed with the pockets of the garment? They are either fake or too small to serve the purpose of being a pocket. As women, we all are also familiar with […]