- 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