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5 Secondhand Fashion Platforms For Your Sustainable Online Shopping Fix

4 Mins Read Thanks to the digital age, secondhand shopping has totally taken off online and is no longer confined to the neighbourhood charity thrift shop. Gone are the days where you have to sort through piles of donated clothing for your next sustainable fashion purchase. Now, buying and selling preloved clothing has never been easier thanks to […]

Collective for Change: Vestiaire Collective Aims To Raise Funds For Circular Fashion Charity The OR Foundation

4 Mins Read Just in time for Earth Week, online resale fashion platform Vestiaire Collective has unveiled a new campaign dubbed ‘Collective for Change’ to raise awareness on the tremendous waste produced by the fashion industry, by raising funds for circular fashion charity The OR Foundation. Paris-based preloved fashion company Vestiaire Collective is urging all fashion activists to […]

Farleigh: London-Based Social Marketplace Allows Users To Curate, Share & Shop Sustainable Products

2 Mins Read Newly launched social marketplace Farleigh offers users, small and medium businesses, brands, artists and creatives an opportunity to curate and share sustainable products they love with their network and at the same time earn from it. Founded by Farleigh Hungerford, the London-based platform encourages consumers to curate and create windows offering planet-friendly goods ranging from clothes to […]

Vestiaire Collective Becomes Unicorn After Kering & Tiger Global Back US$216M Round

4 Mins Read Vestiaire Collective, the Paris-headquartered global resale site for premium pre-owned fashion, has announced the closing of a €178 million (US$216 million) financing round, led by luxury group Kering and New York-based investment firm Tiger Global Management. The funding, which propels the startup to unicorn status, will be used to accelerate its global expansion plans amid […]

Pre-Loved Fashion: A Guide To Shopping Second Hand In India

10 Mins Read According to a recent report, the second-hand clothing market will reach US$51 billion within 5 years and will overtake the fashion market by 2028 as used clothing is increasingly finding value in the hearts of consumers, particularly with millennials and Gen Zs shoppers, who are rejecting the idea that fashion relies on having the latest […]

5 Ways Conscious Consumption Is Driving The Resale Fashion Boom

3 Mins Read Sustainability is a hot topic in fashion right now, as the industry grapples with its reputation as one of the most polluting in the world. Consumers, in search for more eco-friendly ways to shop, are looking for alternatives that leave behind a lighter footprint – and this is driving the growth of resale fashion, which […]

Gucci For Rent? Southeast Asia’s Largest Circular Fashion Platform Style Theory Lands In Hong Kong

3 Mins Read Style Theory, the Singapore-headquartered circular fashion platform, has just entered Hong Kong. Starting this month, Hong Kong residents can lease, sell and purchase designer garments and accessories from the platform’s curated selection of over 2,000 brands without the substantial cost and waste associated with linear fashion consumption.  Founded in 2016 by Raena Lim and Chris […]

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 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 […]

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 […]

Gap Partners With ThredUP, Latest Fashion Retailer To Join Resale Trend

3 Mins Read Gap has become the latest retailer to hop on the secondhand resale market, following multiple high-profile players looking to stay relevant and cash-in on shifting consumer tastes for sustainable fashion. In partnership with one of the world’s biggest thrift consignment platforms thredUP, customers can mail in their clothes for donation in exchange for credits to […]

ThredUP Launches Calculator For Your Wardrobe’s Environmental Footprint

3 Mins Read ThredUP, the world’s largest fashion resale platform, has just launched a new tool called the Fashion Footprint Calculator to help customers understand the environmental cost of their fashion choices. Developed in collaboration with California-based carbon calculating startup Green Story, the tool estimates users’ personal environmental impact based on how they shop and take care of […]