Rent The Runway Is Shifting Focus To Fast Growing Fashion Resale

Rent The Runway Is Shifting Focus To Fast Growing Fashion Resale

Jennifer Hyman, co-founder and chief executive officer of Rent The Runway Inc.,  Photographer: … [+] Christopher Goodney/Bloomberg © 2019 Bloomberg Finance LP Soon we will see – COVID-19 and any rebound not withstanding – people back in their offices. They may be there full-time or hybrid, switching days in the office and days at home. I … Read more

Love Island has to end its toxic relationship with fast fashion

Love Island has to end its toxic relationship with fast fashion

Love Island is truly the TV show that everyone can’t stop watching. Critics point to its lack of diverse casting, perpetuation of unrealistic beauty standards and predictably heteronormative storylines. Today, I’ve got something else to add to the long list of areas where Love Island could do better.Unlike the majority of former contestants, who break-up … Read more

Is fast fashion catching up to real time?

Is fast fashion catching up to real time?

As consumers continue to demand faster and cheaper goods, China-based online clothing brand Shein is pioneering an even faster model of fast fashion — and it’s skyrocketing in popularity. Shein’s website ranks first in the world for web traffic in the fashion and apparel category, ranking ahead of legacy brands including Nike, Zara and Macy’s. … Read more

COVID’s Impact On The Fast Fashion Market And How Companies Can Counter It As Per TBRC’s Fast Fashion Market Report 2021

COVID’s Impact On The Fast Fashion Market And How Companies Can Counter It As Per TBRC's Fast Fashion Market Report 2021

Segments covered: By Gender – Women’s Wear, Men’s Wear; By Age – Adults Wear, Teens Wear, Kids Wear, Others; By Type – Pants, Coat, Skirt, OthersLONDON, July 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — As per The Business Research Company’s research report on the fast fashion market, the slowed-down economic activity due to COVID-19 across the globe … Read more

Here’s How Fast Fashion Brands Can Legally Copy Indie Designers : NPR

Here's How Fast Fashion Brands Can Legally Copy Indie Designers : NPR

In this photo illustration, a Shein App in the IOS App Store on May 03, 2021 in Bargteheide, Germany. Katja Knupper/Die Fotowerft/DeFodi Images via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Katja Knupper/Die Fotowerft/DeFodi Images via Getty Images In this photo illustration, a Shein App in the IOS App Store on May 03, 2021 in Bargteheide, … Read more

EU fast fashion brands found to be lying about the sustainability of their fabrics

EU fast fashion brands found to be lying about the sustainability of their fabrics

The world’s biggest fashion brands are lying about what their clothes are made from in a bid to be seen as more sustainable than they actually are, a major new report has found.The report by Changing Markets Foundation found that “greenwashing is rife” at both high street and luxury brands.According to the report, brands like … Read more

How Fast Fashion Harms the Environment — and People’s Health

How Fast Fashion Harms the Environment — and People's Health

For most people shopping in America, it’s unavoidable: Fast fashion is all over the place. Though definitions may vary, this large chunk of the clothing available today includes items made and shipped as cheaply and quickly as possible. And though fast fashion puts all the latest runway trends in shopper’s baskets right away, the speed … Read more

What Leads to the Sudden Rise of an Online Fast Fashion Brand

What Leads to the Sudden Rise of an Online Fast Fashion Brand

With five million monthly visits and more than 400 thousand website subscribers, Soulmia has a large user base in economical fashionistas from all over the world. The customer shopping experience is always Soulmia’s priority, and the brand has built a large customer service team offering 24/6 customer support. Soulmia has provided customers with diversified shipping services. … Read more

Shein, the Chinese fast fashion giant, is plagued for copying western brands

Shein, the Chinese fast fashion giant, is plagued for copying western brands

Shein, the Chinese fast fashion company making a splash in the west, is the latest Chinese platform allegedly selling counterfeit goods. Now the largest cross-border e-commerce player in China, Shein has seen fast growing audiences in the US, France, Russia, Germany and 200 other countries, but not without controversy. The explosion of Shein’s popularity has … Read more

50% Of Clothes Sold By Online Fast Fashion Brands Are Made Of Virgin Plastic, New Study Reveals

50% Of Clothes Sold By Online Fast Fashion Brands Are Made Of Virgin Plastic, New Study Reveals

4 Mins Read According to a new study, around half the clothes that major online fast fashion brands like Boohoo and Asos sell are developed entirely from virgin plastic components like polyester, with only 1% of the clothes derived from recycled plastic fabric. Conducted by the Royal Society for Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (RSA), the … Read more

Runaway climate change: UK fast fashion brands ASOS & Missguided will now have to pay plastic tax

Runaway climate change: UK fast fashion brands ASOS & Missguided will now have to pay plastic tax

LONDON: Half of fast fashion items sold by popular British online brands including Boohoo and Missguided are made entirely from non-recycled plastics like polyester, a think-tank said on Friday as it urged the government to slap a tax on such garments. Most of the clothes contain synthetic fabrics like nylon, acrylic and elastane, which are … Read more

Exploitative fast fashion brands need to ditch the ‘feminist’ slogans this International Women’s Day

Exploitative fast fashion brands need to ditch the 'feminist' slogans this International Women's Day

Frankie Leach, journalist and sustainable fashion writer, gives her thoughts on the intersection between feminism, fast fashion and ethical supply chains for International Women’s Day 2021.International Women’s Day is a day for celebration, one where women across the world come together to celebrate themselves and each other, in the face of continuing oppression and struggle. … Read more

Welcome to the dark side: Why Shein might be the biggest rip-off since fast fashion was born

Welcome to the dark side: Why Shein might be the biggest rip-off since fast fashion was born

Opinion | Fashion writer Ines Fressynet details her personal experiences with the fast-fashion brand Shein in this review.Colleagues and friends had warned me “you won’t receive all your orders at once, and some of the packages may get lost in the mail.” Apparently, it’s common knowledge that buying from online retailer Shein is always a … Read more