• CLOTHING
    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 […]

  • CLOTHING
    Fashion brands are tooling up to create custom clothing in minutes

    Shoppers at Tommy Hilfiger can customise their items at its Regent Street store. This WIRED design took 20 minutes to create on a Brother PR655 machine Adrian Samson The Polo Custom shop dominates the lower ground floor of the new Polo Ralph Lauren store on Regent Street in London. If you want to embroider personalised […]

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    Art Museum’s fashion exhibit shows how words make clothing ours

     TOM GRALISH From the “Wear Words: Text in Fashion. On display (from left) are: “Woman’s Dress,” Summer 1960, Designed by Tina Leser, American, 1910-1986, checked linen plain weave, flocked acrylic fiber /// “Woman’s Sweater,” Mid-1990s, Iceberg a division of Gilmar, Milan, Wool, angora, and rayon knit with wool and alpaca knit appliqués and wool yarn […]

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    McDonald’s Wrappers Were Used in Every Item of Clothing at This Fashion Show

    As per now-annual tradition, fashion design students in Miami put on a show featuring garments made completely of McDonald’s wrappers and accoutrements. Some of the outfits are wackier than others. While in Florida, shouty chef Gordon Ramsay cooked up a Burmese python — yes, the giant snake — for an upcoming segment of his Fox variety show/competition, The F Word. Twitter […]

  • Online fashion retailer Myntra acquires rival Jabong from Global Fashion Group

    New Delhi: Flipkart-owned Myntra on Tuesday said it has acquired Jabong from Global Fashion Group for an undisclosed amount, a move that will mark further consolidation in India’s booming e-commerce industry. Myntra, which itself was acquired by Flipkart in 2014 in an estimated Rs. 2,000 crore deal, will have access to a combined base of […]

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    Womyn’s Coalition fights fast fashion by trading clothes

    Photo by Marcella Baietto | The State PressStudent looking through donated clothing at the Earth Day Clothing Exchange at the terrace of Engrained in the MU on ASU’s Tempe campus on April 18, 2017. By Karisma Sandoval | 16 minutes ago In an effort to promote sustainable fashion, the Womyn’s Coalition hosted a recycled clothing event on […]

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    Amazon ‘ready to shake up UK clothing market’ with its own fashion label to take on M&S, Next and Boohoo

    Amazon could launch its own UK fashion label, according to industry reports The rumours are fuelled by Amazon’s recruitment of former Marks & Spencer big-hitters Frances Russell (ex-head of womenswear) and Karen Peacock (previously the high street chain’s head of design), as well as Primark’s menswear buying director, Glen George – who also once worked […]

  • NEWS
    10 Online Fashion Startups To Watch

    Fashion is a huge industry and it’s growing every day. The global women’s clothing industry, just a piece of it, is expected to exceed $621 billion in 2014. And how many industries do you know of on that scale? Below are some online fashion startups to watch.  Those that are experimenting with interesting ideas, and gradually bringing […]