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pet fashion
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Petwear. The emerging market in the fashion industry

What do Hunkemöller, H&M, River Island, Primark, Hema and Ralph Lauren all have in common? All these brands have made clothing for dogs. More and more brands are venturing into the market of our loyal four-legged friends, a market that is constantly growing. We recently saw that Boobie Billie, the fashionable Instagram dog, has started …

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Why handbags were the unexpected success story of lockdown

After the dried beans, the 5kg sacks of rice, the gin, the backup gin, the laptop stand, the face masks, the leggings and the fuzzy slippers, many women found space on their lockdown shopping lists for one more must-have: the nice new handbag. A designer bag may not be the most obvious souvenir from a period …

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‘I started a fashion business from two suitcases’

The BBC’s weekly The Boss series profiles different business leaders from around the world. This week we speak to Rwandan fashion designer Joselyne Umutoniwase. In 2010, Joselyne Umutoniwase took a bold decision. She had been working as a film editor for five years but decided to follow her dream of becoming a fashion designer. She …

Disabilities
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People With Disabilities Deserve Great Style – & I’ve Made It My Life’s Work

One in four adults in the U.S. are living with a disability, but you wouldn’t know it given the lack of representation in the workforce, Hollywood, and media coverage. On the 30th anniversary of the Americans With Disabilities Act, Voices of Disability celebrates the real stories – not the stigmas or stereotypes – of this …

zappos
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Zappos launches adaptive footwear category for people with disabilities

This article was published originally by Fashionunited on Friday, 17 July 2020. It was written by Don-Alvin Adegeest. Online footwear giant Zappos is launching an adaptive range aimed at the differently abled. Called the Single and Different Size Shoes test programme, Zappos will offer customers the opportunity to purchase a single shoe or shoes of different …

mango
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Upcycling Combine In The Design Of MANGO’S New Sandals

This article has been publish on Mango press room website, JUNE 25, 2020. This footwear model, designed for women, men and children and sold exclusively online, has been produced in Menorca using recycled suede and tyres with the collaboration of the Castell firm of artisans. A few weeks ago, the brand launched its first capsule …

clothes
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20 Ways to Stop Buying New Clothes for Ever

Lauren Bravo @laurenbravo Tue 14 Jul 2020 06.00 BSTLast modified on Tue 14 Jul 2020 10.30 BST Less than 2% of clothing workers earn a fair wage – while many of us have wardrobes full of unworn outfits. Here’s how to break the cycleIt’s the toxic relationship too many of us can’t quit. An impulse purchase here, a pick-me-up there. …