What is slow fashion? Movement toward more sustainable style is expanding

As we continue to celebrate Earth Month, it’s important to spotlight the “slow fashion” movement aiming to make fashion more sustainable for people and the planet.

Landfills received 11.3 million tons of municipal solid waste (MSW) textiles alone in 2018, which equates to 7.7% of all MSW that was landfilled, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

A portion of this ongoing waste can be attributed to “fast fashion

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Fashion People Told Me the 2021 Trends They’re Wearing First

The best way to find out what fashion will look like in the future? Going straight to the source and asking the fashion set which pieces have landed on their shopping lists. That’s why I reached out to some of the best-dressed buyers, editors, stylists, and influencers, who I always look to for their covetable shopping buys. Curious to see what they have their eyes on right now, I asked them to spill the 2021 trends they will be wearing first.

Taking inspiration from the S/S 21 collections, they’re sharing the standout trends they’re already planning on adding into their

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Why Zara’s Owner Should Be on Investors’ Shopping List

People wait in line to get into a Zara store amid the coronavirus pandemic, Nov. 6, 2020, in Los Angeles, California.


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Zara owner

Inditex

has developed an innovative way to manage its inventory, a move that has been overlooked by the market. The system is driving down costs and increasing profit margins, and that isn’t yet factored into the share price.

The world’s largest fashion retailer (ticker ITX.Spain) is expensive, fetching a high multiple of 27 times this year’s expected earnings, but it is valued in line with its peers.

The stock price already incorporates

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Every Fashion Girl Wears These 10 Things to Look Cool

Do you ever look at some of the girls that pop up on your Instagram feed and think to yourself, How is it that they always look so good? It’s literally my job to write about fashion and even I find myself in a state of envy over their polished and stylish ensembles on the regular. Hundreds of aspirational saved images later, I started to realize that there is a formula to their dressing success and it has everything to do with the 10 items below.

When wanting to get an instant style reboot, we tend to run

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Dover Street Market reopens and Charles Jeffrey’s new chapter: What’s in fashion?

This week, we’re bringing you a bumper Brit edition, a celebration of the chicest news to emerge from the rainy isles we call home. With just three sleeps to go until our favourite fashion emporiums open their doors again, we’ve got updates on the treats you’ll be met with in-store at Dover Street Market and Browns, the latest on the British Fashion Council’s initiative to distribute community-sourced fabrics to the nation’s budding fashion talent, and a review of London loverboy Charles Jeffrey’s AW21 collection — with a side of some very exciting on the label. We won’t

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Fashion retail sales rebound as shoppers invest in post-lockdown outfits



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Fashion retail sales soared last month as the sector, which has struggled during the coronavirus pandemic, was buoyed by shoppers investing in post-lockdown outfits.

Total like-for-like fashion sales jumped 57.5 per cent in March – from a base of minus 25.9 per cent in the same month last year.

Read more: Asos bags record profit as pandemic continues to drive sales

This marks the first positive result for fashion since before the pandemic hit the UK, buoyed by three weeks of growth in March.

Lifestyle sales also rose last month, jumping 14.7 per cent and

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