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Fashion & Apparel Trends

Fashion & Apparel Trends

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Here’s Why Earth Day Could Bring More Natural Fibers to Fashion

Earth Day will be celebrated April 22 and this year the organization behind the movement is focusing on plastics. To be clear, Earthday.org is “demanding a 60 percent reduction in…

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Cotton to Cotton Candy? Almost! These are New Things Cotton Can Do

When thinking about cotton products, it makes sense that the first thoughts turn toward apparel — the denim jeans, the dress shirts, the tees, etc. – especially if you’re in…

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Consumers Want More Natural Fibers — Here’s How to Innovate & Give Them What They Want

A recent viewing of a show about tiny houses featured a man who needed to get rid tons of “stuff,” including a lot of clothes, before his family could transition…

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Here’s What Consumers Want in Their New Year/New You Activewear

It’s that time of year again, when all the holiday cookies, candy and charcuterie boards combined with perhaps a (severely) reduced exercise regimen has many Americans busting out New Year’s…

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This One Program Helps the Planet AND Brings Consumers to Your Store

America Recycles Day is coming up on Nov. 15 and it gives both consumers and businesses a chance to pitch in when it comes to renewing, reusing, and recycling. Fashion…

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These are the Fashion Week Denim & Cotton Looks to Offer in ‘24

The Spring/Summer 2024 fashion weeks have wrapped and two things are clear: designers are doing incredible things with denim and athleisure is being reinvented. First, the denim. From New York…

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Here’s Why Brands Should Use More Natural Fibers – And Some Who Already Are, With Success

With wildfires, drought, flooding, and a never-before-seen tropical storm that hit the desert areas of California recently, climate change is dominating headlines around the globe. Concurrently, consumers are interested in…

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Why Fashion Needs to Make a Bigger Effort to Be “Plastic Free”

During the pandemic, the fashion industry waxed poetic about taking a look at itself and the amount of clothing and number of deliveries it was pumping out. A few short…

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Here’s How Fashion Brands Can Go Plastic Free Beyond July

Now that we’re fully involved in the hazy days of summer, it means pool time, barbecues and, more recently, Plastic Free July. This initiative by the Plastic Free Foundation aims…

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Here’s Why Modern Performance Cotton & Gorpcore Make Sense

Of all the fashion “core” looks that have come out in recent years – think Barbiecore, cottagecore, normcore – perhaps the most odd-sounding is gorpcore. The gorp portion of the…

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