Vintage fashion

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Resale therapy: charities reinvent former Topshop to take on Depop and eBay
Boasting DJs and ice-cream, groups from Shelter to Barnardo’s have clubbed together to create a preloved department store

Sarah Butler

27, Jan, 2023 @2:38 PM

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Love Island and eBay renew deal after ‘pre-loved’ clothing boost
Online retailer to sponsor ITV reality show for second time as it lauds commercial impact of partnership

Lauren Cochrane

05, Jan, 2023 @1:40 PM

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‘It’s fun, it’s versatile, it’s functional’: terry towelling’s time in the sun
Emerging designers are putting a sustainable twist on the quintessentially 70s fabric, that’s practical at the beach and playful off it

Lucianne Tonti, Photography: Michael Brunt, Styling: Emma Read, Hair and makeup: Mikele Simone

15, Dec, 2022 @2:00 PM

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How to quit fast fashion: ‘Sometimes we don’t need retail therapy, we need actual therapy’
From browsing Pinterest instead of retail sites to delaying gratification, four people who’ve forsworn fast fashion share their anti-shopping habits

Lucianne Tonti

28, Nov, 2022 @2:00 PM

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‘The house turned into an op shop!’ How to host a pre-Christmas stuff swap
At the intersection of tight budgets and the decluttering boom sits the solution for a lower-cost, lower-waste Christmas. But please, no snatching

Emma Wilkins

21, Nov, 2022 @11:00 PM

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‘The fashion gods have been good to us’: Steven Bethell, founder of Beyond Retro
The small vintage chain is thriving 20 years on – and even expanding. Much of its success is driven by its ethos: authenticity, sustainability and beautifully curated clothing at a good price

Leah Harper

19, Oct, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Good as new: how to resell clothes successfully and responsibly
At its best, preloved fashion can help tackle the problem of overconsumption. But clothes that are resold need to be cared for and listed properly

Lucianne Tonti

03, Oct, 2022 @4:30 PM

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Depop is supposed to be a place to buy and sell vintage clothes. I come for the emojis, oversharing and flaky vendors
More than 25 million gen-Zers use this charming, chaotic platform. And not one of them wants my pre-loved trouser suits

Emma Beddington

02, Oct, 2022 @1:00 PM

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Cult brands and classics: how to get the best value from reselling clothes
Depop or Vestiaire? Branded pieces or classics? What about trends? Experts share their advice on getting into the resale market

Lucianne Tonti

26, Sep, 2022 @5:30 PM

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No snags, no spills, no sweating: how to wear vintage clothes without ruining them
With the right reinforcements and under the right circumstances, you can wear an antique garment without wearing it out

Lucianne Tonti

05, Sep, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Pre-loved up! Miquita Oliver gives her mum and grandma a charity shop makeover
Secondhand clothes are cooler and sexier than anything new, says the TV presenter. So she took her family shopping in Oxfam to prove it

Jess Cartner-Morley

03, Sep, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Too precious to put on? How to decide whether to wear an antique garment
While the pleasure in owning clothes is usually wearing them, conservators warn that with some vintage and heirloom pieces, using them may mean losing them

Lucianne Tonti

29, Aug, 2022 @5:30 PM

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