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Some thrift shoppers have found ways to profit off their purchases by reselling the goods on sites like Poshmark and Depop. The fashion hauls are popular online and often reach an audience that’s looking for unique, retro or vintage garments. But it’s raising concerns for people who truly need thrift shopping for its affordability. 

According to a recent Vox piece, “How thrifting

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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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The 8 Discount Shopping Sites Team Who What Wear Actually Use

Discount shopping sites haven’t always had the best reputation, but the truth is that a handful of incredible online places to discover fabulous designer bargains do exist. Being committed shopping fiends, we’ve learnt a thing or two about hunting down pitch-perfect cut-price fashion because our wallets—and the rising cost of rent—demand it.

Essentially, our love of discount shopping was borne out of necessity, but who doesn’t enjoy the thrill of finding something new with a brag-worthy price tag? From sites you might already know about (e.g., ASOS or The Outnet) to more under-the-radar places such as Yoox, we bring

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How to get the Telfar Shopping Bag that is always sold out

For the most part, last year’s biggest shopping trends were pretty easy to predict. From tie-dye sweatsuits to the nap dress, we were looking for items that would keep us comfortable while we stayed home and adjusted to our new normal. So when the Telfar Shopping Bag became one of the most-wanted accessories of the year, it was somewhat surprising.

While other luxury brands struggled as the economy took a serious hit, Telfar, helmed by Liberian-American fashion designer, Telfar Clemens, seemed to have its best year yet. The global fashion shopping platform, Lyst, revealed in their Year in

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I’m A Shopping Editor and This Is How I Create A Unique, Personal Style

Here at Who What Wear UK, we’re all about delivering the latest and greatest shopping edits, as approved by our team. That’s why we’ve created The Joy of Shopping, a shopping column which will see me, Joy Montgomery, discussing the brands, buys, and ideas that are preoccupying my mind this monththink homewares, outerwear, and everything in-between. Is there something you’d like me to cover? Make sure to tweet or Instagram me your requests!

How do you create original personal style? It’s a somewhat loaded question that fashion-lovers have grappled with for centuries. Just like ‘good

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46 Key 2021 Shopping Buys, Based on Our Editors’ Personal Style

Who What Wear’s fashion editors are expert shoppers, and that’s an understatement. After all, it’s our jobs to search runways, retailers, and the internet for the best and the coolest in fashion. With that in mind, I always have a colleague to turn to whether I need to find out the trends that are about to be everywhere, insight about on-the-rise brands, or someone to weigh in about what’s happening at fashion week. My Slack chats are packed with messages to my co-workers about their thoughts on all of the above.

Who What Wear fashion editors

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