Vintage fashion

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This week’s fix: repairing a moth-eaten jumper
Have the moths been feasting on one of your beloved jumpers? Fret no more, in the first of a new series we ask the experts to help sort out your wardrobe favourites

Scarlett Conlon, Jo Jones and Helen Seamons

15, Nov, 2021 @5:42 PM

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Setting store: how to keep woollen coats and puffer jackets packed away safely
From fighting off moths to keeping mildew at bay, packing winter coats away the right way will ensure they come out good as new next season

Lucianne Tonti

15, Nov, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Two princesses, a royal dressmaker and a row about a wedding gown
Norman Hartnell’s private documents and scrapbooks detailing furore over Princess Margaret’s wedding dress are up for sale

Vanessa Thorpe

03, Oct, 2021 @7:15 AM

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Miniskirts, Stones, pop art: why the swinging 60s will never go out of fashion
Vibrant prints, tunics and knee-high boots are back on the couture catwalk – more than 50 years after the first ‘youthquake’

Lauren Cochrane

02, Oct, 2021 @3:57 PM

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Bored of your wardrobe? Try wearing one colour at a time
Dress in ‘monoclo’, says artist Pascal Anson, and you’ll rethink your relationship with clothes for ever. Jess Cartner-Morley gives it a go

Jess Cartner-Morley

01, Oct, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Vintage fashion gets a new look | Kate Finnigan
Meet the secondhand online sellers on a mission to bring our wardrobes back to life

Kate Finnigan

26, Sep, 2021 @1:00 PM

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Want a more sustainable wardrobe? Take better care of what you have
Enough with the toxic cycle of ‘wardrobe clearouts’ and binge-buying. It’s time we repaired, restored and renewed the things we love

Jess Cartner-Morley

24, Sep, 2021 @12:00 PM

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Kill pills! How to store and restore winter woollens for seasons to come
From shooing moths away to gentle washing, here’s how to care for the knitwear that kept you warm all winter

Lucianne Tonti

30, Aug, 2021 @5:30 PM

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UK charity shops go online to plug Covid spending gap
Number of items sold via internet surges by 151% between February and July

Joanna Partridge

12, Aug, 2021 @1:07 PM

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Harvey Nichols teams up with Reflaunt to launch luxury resale service
Upmarket department store group becomes latest retailer to join secondhand clothing trend

Sarah Butler

09, Aug, 2021 @3:55 PM

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Chanel suit finds new fans in Gen Z channelling 90s nostalgia
Young fans drawn to preppy suit worn by Olivia Rodrigo at White House and cast of Gossip Girl reboot

Lauren Cochrane

25, Jul, 2021 @3:20 PM

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An Australian guide to cleaning out your wardrobe: recycling clothes without sending them to landfill
Australia has a textile waste problem – but there are simple solutions to avoid contributing to it

Lucianne Tonti

16, Jul, 2021 @8:00 PM

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