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Vietnam: Garment Workers’ Lose Income As Covid-19 Decimates Fashion Orders

3 Mins Read Vietnam’s significant textile industry is battling the sudden drop in orders due to vanished demand as a result of the coronavirus, which could mean the loss of vital incomes for the country’s garment makers. Vinatex, one of the largest corporations in Vietnam, says that as many as 50,000 workers could be furloughed as a result […]

Preloved Fashion Platform Vestiaire Collective Secures US$64 Million For Asia Expansion

3 Mins Read Amidst the global campaign Fashion Revolution Week, Paris-based resale fashion online platform Vestiaire Collective announced today that it has landed US$64 million in new funding. The latest injection of capital was financed by both existing shareholders and new investors including Korean tech company Naver-backed Korelya Capital and specialist female-led consumer fund Vaultier. Vestiaire Collective says […]

Second Hand Fashion Is Taking Over The World, From Thrift To Preloved Luxury

4 Mins Read Global charity Oxfam has recently launched their #SecondHandSeptember campaign, calling on people to join the pledge to say no to new clothing for 30 days. Having been reusing and reselling clothes since 1948, the NGO has declared that secondhand is the answer to sustainable fashion, helping to sound the alarm on the environmental impact of […]

Indian Sari Weaver Creates Sustainable Fabric Out Of Banana Fibre

2 Mins Read An idea that a weaver came up with two decades ago, saris made sustainably from banana fibre have revived a tradition in the suburb of Anakaputhur in Chennai, India. This tradition that stretches back 90 years was threatened in the 1960s when Nigeria began banning textile imports, which translated in massive losses for Anakaputhur’s weavers.  […]

NET-A-PORTER Commits To Conscious Fashion With New NET SUSTAIN Online Destination

3 Mins Read Global luxury fashion online giant NET-A-PORTER, well-known for offering customers the most up-to-date designer clothing and shoes, is making a renewed commitment to ethical fashion. This week the company launched new online edit NET SUSTAIN, which aims to make considerate sustainable fashion accessible. From ethically sourced materials, to local craftsmanship and waste reduction, the collection […]

#Athleisure: The Complete Guide To Fitness & Yoga Apparel In Hong Kong

7 Mins Read Remember when groups of Lululemon-clad ladies was something you only saw at yoga class? These days, we all live in active wear: at home, on the plane, at the school drop off… And frankly, why not? It’s so comfortable. And versatile. Not to mention trendy. From Topshop teaming up with Beyonce to launch their new line to high fashion priestess […]