2020 was a big year for old clothes: How vintage, secondhand, and upcycling took off

2020 was a big year for old clothes: How vintage, secondhand, and upcycling took off

This hasn’t been a great year for clothes—not new clothes, at least. Fashion spending plummeted a record 79% in April, early on in the pandemic. Those of us who were fortunate enough to work remotely had little reason to shop for new clothes, let alone buy anything discretionary in such uncertain times. Loungewear was the only exception; demand for sweats is still growing.
Why isn't sustainable fashion more affordable?

Why isn't sustainable fashion more affordable?

In spite of the growing demand for eco-friendly clothing, most consumers don’t want to pay more for it. So, what’s the solution?
Sustainability Goals Chanel, Kering and H&M Could All Agree On

Sustainability Goals Chanel, Kering and H&M Could All Agree On

More than 60 fashion companies have signed on to The Fashion Pact launched by Kering's CEO last year, creating an unusually large industry cross-section that's committed to seven new targets to reduce the sector's environmental impact.