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What Returning to Office Fashion Means for Sustainability

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  • With the return of in-person work, consumers are expected to spend more on office clothes.
  • Plastic-based clothing items and the practice of “bracketing” contribute to landfill waste.
  • Resale sites such as Poshmark and ThredUp help alleviate fashion’s harmful environmental effects.
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For many workers, a return to in-person work means trading in-house clothes and sweatpants for new business-casual outfits. Companies are reporting sales also being driven by summer outings, size differences, and vaccination-related comfort with in-store shopping. In the UK, clothing sales rose by 70% in April and are expected to

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Non-Fungible Tokens and the Metaverse Are Digital Fashion’s Next Frontiers

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Of course the fashion world is interested in NFTs: In an industry obsessed with authenticity and exclusivity, a token that guarantees precisely those qualities makes perfect sense. 

Just how much sense you find in the digital clothes authenticated by those non-fungible tokens, meanwhile, probably depends on how you feel about the metaverse. 

New York-based communications consultant Josh Ong has already spent $500 on a pair of silver NFT sneakers and probably won’t stop there. 

“For instance, when I’m hanging out at the Atari Zed Run race track or at the Bored Ape Yacht Club when they open, I might want

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A swimsuit model at 71: ‘You’ve only got one body so you may as well be proud of it’ | Australian fashion week

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Sarah Grant donned a swimsuit to make her Australian fashion week runway debut on Thursday, at the age of 71.

Wearing a black scoop-neck one-piece with a breezy floral over shirt, Grant walked the Aqua Blu show to a capacity crowd at Carriageworks in Sydney.

“It’s great for older women to see a more mature person wearing an outfit because then they can relate to it, and it’s good for business because baby boomers are one of the largest demographics when it comes to buying fashion,” Grant says. “Wearing a swimsuit wasn’t a problem for me because 70 is the

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The Life and Death of Your Jeans

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Early on in “Unraveled,” a new book about the dark underbelly of fashion, the author, Maxine Bédat, describes walking through a factory in Guangdong, China, that specializes in acid-washing jeans, picking her way over dark puddles of “iridescent, bubbling content” that had spilled from industrial washing machines and was sloshing around on the floor.

This is a hundred pages or so before she is warned not to wear makeup to a landfill in Kpone, an area in Ghana where 2.8 million items of castoff clothing are added per week, because “the chemicals in the landfill would make mascara congeal on

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12 Under-$40 Summer Fashion Staples From Target’s Who What Wear

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Style trends may come and go, but when it comes to refreshing your summer wardrobe, you’ll never not seek out lightweight fabrics and flowy fits at affordable prices. Luckily, with Target’s own Who What Wear line, you don’t have to choose between cost, comfort, and effortlessly cool It-girl energy, because everything in this trendy, size-inclusive collection is under $40.

The collection offers a generous selection of strappy summer dresses, structured shorts, breezy skirts,

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Kim Kardashian Finally Films Inside Her Enormous Fashion Archive: ‘I’ve Saved Everything’

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Kim Kardashian has always said she stores all of her old outfits in an expansive fashion archive, but she’s only ever shared small glimpses inside before — that is, until now. On Thursday night’s episode of Keeping Up with the Kardashians, the star brought back serious style nostalgia by taking viewers inside her archive closet.

Kardashian, 40, brought Scott Disick along, 38, as she went inside the massive room to select a sentimental item to put in the family time capsule they planned to bury in Khloé Kardashian‘s backyard.

“Oh my gosh, this is so fun to

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Jennifer Aniston Pokes Fun at Rachel’s Fashion by Calling Out This Top She Kept Wearing on Friends

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Jennifer Aniston‘s Friends character, Rachel Green, was known as a trendsetter, but it’s possible one particular look of hers hasn’t quite withstood the test of time.

The 52-year-old The Morning Show star took to her Instagram Story on Thursday, June 3 to share a New Yorker cartoon from the magazine’s current issue. In the image, a woman is looking at a sleeveless top with a high neckline and exclaims, “What time of year are you for!”

Jen then posted a selection of four screenshots from four different Friends scenes, all of which show Rachel wearing a different version of

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Bike shorts: Summer’s hottest fashion trend

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There are a few fashion items that are particularly divisive among the fashion crowd. (Think: Crocs, micro purses or even the thought of wearing socks with sandals.) But there are some pieces that manage to make a resurgence so strong, it’s impossible to deny their staying power — and bike shorts are one of them.

The polarizing athleisure trend first made waves with one miss Princess Diana back in the ’90s, and after a two-decade hiatus, bike shorts aren’t just back in the trend cycle: They’re a veritable closet staple for just about any woman, no matter if

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Dad Style: 8 Fashion Lessons Vogue Editors Learned From Their Father Figures

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A lot of trendy moments in fashion have been inspired by the ugly-cool ways that dads have been thought to dress. There was the dad sneaker—chunky, bulky, retro—and of course, the dad baseball cap hat. But there are also a handful of other ways to channel dad style like the t-shirt tuck with belted trousers, a pair of light wash denim, a calf-height athletic sock, and, of course, the carefree, colorful vacation shirt. While you can certainly pick up a few dad-like styling hacks from the fashion world, you could also go straight to the source and emulate the wardrobe

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Looking For Things to Do This Weekend? Here’s Where to Go (and What to Wear)

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Not long ago, you might have found yourself all dressed up with nowhere to go. Or, more likely, you weren’t dressed up at all. But that was then, and this is now—and looking ahead to June, the cultural calendar is quickly filling up with openings and exhibitions. In New York, Thomas Heatherwick’s long-awaited Little Island has opened like a not-so-secret garden floating above the Hudson River. Out on Long Island at Pace Gallery’s outpost in East Hampton, there’s the David Hockney show “Ma Normandie,” which presents delightful watercolors and depictions of the artist’s home in France.

In California, Dior delivers

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