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This New Circular Store In Brooklyn Lets You Buy and Tailor Preloved Clothing

3 Mins Read A new circular fashion store just opened up in Brooklyn, New York. Launched by secondhand fashion platform thredUP and denim brand Madewell, A Circular Store is designed to be the ultimate sustainable shopping destination, offering a full wardrobe of preloved clothing and features mending stations, repair services and upcycling workshops.  A Circular Store just landed […]

The Best Second-Hand Clothes Shops in Hong Kong

8 Mins Read We know, WE KNOW. It’s always tempting to shop with all the new and trendy clothes everywhere, especially when it feels like they are always on sale. But we have to face facts! Our planet is suffering and fast fashion is a major source of harmful greenhouse gases, not to mention that landfills all over […]

EU-Based Secondhand Clothing Marketplace Vinted Raises US$303M With New US$4.5B Valuation

4 Mins Read Clothing and home goods marketplace Vinted recently announced that it closed an all-equity round of EUR€250M (approx. US$303M), and as a result, the company’s value now stands at approx. US$4.5 billion, a significant jump from its end 2019 value of US$1 billion valuation. The European startup’s round was led by purpose-driven global investment firm EQT Growth […]

ThredUp 2020 Report: Online Fashion Resale Thrives During Pandemic, Citing Record Sales

3 Mins Read ThredUP, the world’s biggest online consignment platform, has just revealed the latest results in its 2020 Resale Report in partnership with independent market research firm GlobalData. The report shows that far from taking a hit from the economic volatility, the online resale market has been booming despite the coronavirus pandemic.  Released today (June 30), thredUP’s […]

Walmart Partners With ThredUP To Hop On Growing Resale Fashion Market

3 Mins Read American multinational retail chain Walmart has just become the latest company to jump into the resale trend in a new partnership with secondhand apparel platform thredUP. Customers will be able to choose through thousands of preloved items for women and children on Walmart’s e-commerce site for a discounted price. It comes after multiple fashion brands […]

Preloved Handbag Platform Rebag Debuts Resale-Swap-Rental ‘Infinity’ Programme

3 Mins Read Luxury handbag resale platform Rebag has just launched a new programme that lets customers exchange a recent preloved purchase for another bag. The programme takes the circular fashion approach to the next level by incentivising consumers to continuously recycle goods, creating a cycle between resale and rental that keeps items out of landfills as long […]

Green Queen 2020 Trend Predictions: The Explosion Of Sustainable Fashion

2 Mins Read As if it hasn’t already made multiple headlines in 2019, sustainable fashion is going to explode this year. Just like inclusivity is not something that brands can afford ignore, sustainability is something companies will no longer be able to skirt around (!). If you think back to a early 2018, when plastic-free living and the […]

INTERVIEW: Lorenzo Albrighi Of Lablaco “We Want To Create A Circular, Sustainable & Transparent Fashion System”

5 Mins Read We recently had the opportunity to speak to Lorenzo Albrighi, the co-founder and CEO of blockchain-powered circular fashion platform Lablaco. As half of the duo behind the first company to apply blockchain technology to fashion, Lorenzo has been at the forefront of disrupting the linear fashion system, especially in the luxury market. In this interview, […]

5 Reasons We’re Crushing On The LUXARITY Preloved Pop-Up At Lane Crawford

4 Mins Read Lane Crawford’s LUXARITY Preloved Pop-Up 2019 is showcasing their social initiative, featuring a curated selection of luxury fashion items donated from high-profile names in the industry, which aims to encourage conscious consumption in Hong Kong. Partnering up with blockchain startup Lablaco to provide fully traceable preloved shopping experience to customers, the LUXARITY pop-up marks another […]

Social Initiative LUXARITY Showcases Preloved Luxury Fashion Pop-Up At Lane Crawford Powered By Blockchain Traceability

3 Mins Read Lane Crawford will be debuting a sustainable fashion initiative LUXARITY Preloved Pop-Up 2019 in their ifc mall location this month. From 5th – 20th October, the pop-up will feature luxury fashion items donated from designers, celebrities and Lane Crawford customers to encourage responsible consumption habits in the city. In partnership with Lablaco, LUXARITY will also […]

Sharing Economy: China Embraces Rental Fashion, ‘Share What You Wear’ Platforms More Popular Than Ever

3 Mins Read Fast fashion has serious consequences for the environment. One of the solutions to avoid the constant cycle between buying new clothes and throwing old ones out is clothes sharing, renting and swapping platforms. Rental fashion is a growing trend, and has become increasingly popular in China. The Copenhagen Fashion Summit reported that the fashion industry […]

Label Chic: Hong Kong’s First Luxe Pre-loved Boutique Opens On Gough Street

4 Mins Read April 10 2019 Update: Label Chic has closed down operations. In an airy, sun-drenched showroom overlooking a hub of popular cafes and stylish shops over trendy Gough Street, Héloïse Mendes looks effortlessly chic in an ivory silk Iro shirt, dark Les Prairies de Paris skirt paired with a smart navy blue sweater by J Crew. Gracefully gliding about the […]