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Underground Fashion Exchange

Jennifer Lackman has opened the Underground Fashion Exchange in the basement of Western Pawnbrokers.




Lackman’s clothing collection has been sourced from her own wardrobe, as well as her daughter’s clothing from the past five years. She has also hits estate and garage sales, auctions and thrift stores, looking for quality clothing to resell with a focus on brands like Levi’s, Carhart, Pendleton, and designer jeans, as well as unique and one-of-a-kind finds in the used bins.

“It’s important to me,” said Lackman. “There’s too much stuff in the world. When you go all over the world and you live in Seoul … what they have to do with their garbage and how it’s separated. That’s their law, you don’t get a chance to just throw things away. I just want to recycle everything.”

“Fast fashion” has become one of the world’s largest producers of waste, and

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How Trump’s Trade War Built China’s First Global Fashion Giant | BoF Professional, News & Analysis

On May 17, Shein — pronounced “she-in” — ended Amazon’s 152-day streak as the most downloaded shopping app in the US, a remarkable feat for any seven-year-old clothing brand, let alone one most Americans over 30 still haven’t heard of.

The kids, though, are all over it. As with so many online phenomena, Gen-Z and young Millennial shoppers have propelled Shein’s rise, in thrall to the company’s never-ending, always-changing catalogue of clothes at prices that stretch even the most meagre allowance. One recent Thursday, the app debuted 6,239 new items, including a floral backless halter top ($5), purple dinosaur-print PJs ($10), and a prom-perfect fitted butterfly-sleeve dress with pearl trim ($22). Earlier this year, a UK blogger crowed that she’d paid just £100 for more than 30 Shein bikinis, a clearly impractical number of swimsuits until you remember that social media audiences demand novelty above all.

Anything you want at

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Gucci Is Selling $12 (Virtual) Sneakers | News & Analysis

In collaboration with fashion-tech company Wanna, the Italian house is debuting a digital sneaker, available to purchase for $11.99 on its app or $8.99 on Wanna’s app.

Designed by creative director Alessandro Michele, the sneaker is also the first original digital product from Belarus-based Wanna, which specialises in using augmented reality (AR) to create 3D models for digital fittings of sneakers and watches. So far, the app’s technology has been used by Reebok, Farfetch, Puma and Snapchat to test out how consumers engage with virtual try-ons, and perhaps more importantly, taking photos of themselves with new products using augmented reality.

The brand previously worked with Wanna to digitalise its sneaker catalogue for AR try-ons as well as integrating the capabilities within the brand’s own Gucci app.

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5 popular fashion trends that Bollywood celebrities are taking forward in 2021 : Bollywood News

Bollywood and fashion go hand in hand! Actresses have been trendsetters. Bollywood has a significant influence on the lives of Indians. This past year and in 2019, we saw many trends come to life that will be carried forward in 2021 as well.

Let’s take a look at the famous Bollywood fashion trends.

SEQUIN SAREES:
While most of the 2020 went in the quarantine, during the months when the stars were busy during promotions and making event appearances, sequin sarees took over. Actress including Tamannaah Bhatia, Malaika Arora, Tara Sutaria, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Deepika Padukone, Karisma Kapoor, and Kriti Sanon and many others were seen at the starry parties and festive seasonal shoots. In addition, the designers Manish Malhotra and Sabyasachi Mukherjee are swearing by this theme.

POPPY NEON
Whether it was Deepika Padukone’s voluminous Giambattista Valli tulle at Cannes 2019 red carpet or Kareena Kapoor Khan’s Retrofête skirt, acid

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