Category: Clothing

15 office clothing choices you should never make in the summer

Even though we live in an increasingly casual world where yoga clothes or post-yoga class or you-walked-by-a-yoga-studio-and-thought-about-it-but-got-frozen-yogurt-instead-clothes are the norm for everyday wear, there are still a few lines you cannot cross in offices. Now, yes, many office environments like startups have literally what seems like…

Women’s clothing boutique begins to bloom downtown

Nicole Paul knew that someday she would accomplish her dream of opening and running her own clothing store and boutique. She didn’t think it would happen so soon. Paul, who grew up in Klamath Falls, opened her first storefront for Bloom & Flourish Boutique at 129A…

H&M to make women’s clothing sizes bigger in UK

Growing frustration over sizing has seen Swedish retail giant H&M relabel its women’s clothing in the UK. While the current standard across Europe sees a UK size 12 equate to a EUR size 40, H&M size conversion sees it equate to EUR 38. The retailer announced…

The UK’s 10 most-hated items of clothing have been revealed

Tight swimming trunks, leather trousers and Crocs are among the country’s most hated fashion pieces, according to a new YouGov poll. The study, published by the BBC, was based on 3,227 participants. Speedos came top of the list of the UK’s most reviled clothing items; an impressive…

Reno-area school district no longer bans pro-gun clothing

The northern Nevada school district that serves the Reno area no longer bans pro-gun clothing. The Reno Gazette Journal reports that the Washoe County School District notified parents Thursday that a revised dress code has changes that include no longer prohibiting clothing that “promotes weapons.”  …

Why the Modest Clothing Industry Is Only Getting More Mainstream

or designer Lisa Vogl, the decision to launch the Verona Collection, an apparel brand for Muslim women and other modest dressers, was simple. “Muslim women are vibrant and edgy, and many women want their fashion sense to reflect that,” Vogl, herself Muslim, told Racked. For far too long,…

Textile Firm Scraps Clothing to Make 3D Printers

When the Italian company JDeal-Form (Oleggio, Italy) started using additive manufacturing to apply a micronized polymer coating to the underwire tips and bra straps it sold to brassiere makers, CTO Davide Ardizzoia grew frustrated with his AM vendor’s constant lateness. Ardizzoia, a textile engineer, searched for but…