Tag: clothing

Teens reveal their favorite clothing brands

Piper Jaffray is back with its semiannual survey of teen spending habits, and the results show that teens still can’t get enough of athletic wear. The survey targeted 9,500 teens across the United States, with an average age of 15.8, asking them to pick their favorite…

Clothing you don’t have to wash, explained

It’s been a banner few years for people who hate doing laundry. A slew of brands has arrived promising that you can wear their products for days, weeks, or months straight without ever putting them in the wash. Wool & Prince started the trend in 2013…

Why does Amazon have so many clothing brands?

Today, BuzzFeed News posted a reminder of exactly how enormous and inescapable Amazon is. In a single list, reporter Leticia Miranda went through all of Amazon’s various subsidiaries and sub-brands, many of which you probably haven’t heard of. The usual suspects are all there — Mechanical Turk, Twitch, Audible…

This Clothing Line Was Designed By AI

The “little black dress” has been considered a staple in women’s fashion since the designer Coco Chanel popularized it in the 1920s. Since then, it’s seen many iterations, most recently, by machine-learning software developed by two recent MIT graduates, called Glitch. Pinar Yanardag and Emily Salvador met…

Houston nonprofit that’s upcycling textiles and clothing opens new store

Magpies & Peacocks, the nation’s only nonprofit design house that collects and reuses post consumer textiles, clothing, and accessories, opens their first permanent retail space in Houston on Saturday, June 1. The Co:Lab Marketplace will be located inside the organization’s current warehouse space in Houston’s East…

Is buying vintage clothing the most eco way to shop?

Could buying vintage be the antidote to fast fashion? Photograph: Guardian Design/Getty Images/Asos Marketplace/Beyond Retro/Rex Features Like it or loathe it, when Kim Kardashian wears something, people take notice. With the reality TV star wearing secondhand Azzedine Alaïa to Paris fashion week, secondhand Jean Paul Gaultier…