Exploring sustainable shopping in Alamance County

Sustainable fashion has made its way into stores in recent years. This sort of fashion can consist of clothing made with environmentally friendly materials such as organic cotton,  repurposed materials and any other sort of clothing made to last long. Fortunately for Elon University, there are some local businesses offering sustainable options. 

Elon U Thrift

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Elon U Thrift is a consignment shop founded by junior Jakob Reuter and senior Grace Granger. The shop originally started as a class assignment in 2020 for their ENT 2500 course, Creativity & The Doer/Maker Mindset. After the class ended, the two chose to continue with the project.

Elon U Thrift is a consignment shop founded by junior Jakob Reuter and senior Grace Granger. The shop originally  started as a class assignment in 2020 for their ENT 2500 course, Creativity & The Doer/Maker Mindset. After the class ended, the

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Cross Platform Digital Fashion Shopping Mall for the Complete Metaverse Wearable Industry By BTC Peers


Cross Platform Digital Fashion Shopping Mall for the Complete Metaverse Wearable Industry

The concept of the metaverse, though not new, has taken on a completely new meaning in the past few months, thanks to the merging of virtual living with blockchain. For the first time, people willing to spend their time in virtual and augmented realities can now truly own their assets, the credit going to the swift adoption of NFTs.

Although fashion in the metaverse is a young industry today, there seems to be a gap in converting real-world fashion for the metaverse. This is where the MetaWear | The Fashion Bridge comes in.

Bridging the Whole Fashion Industry with Metaverse

What will you wear in the metaverse is a question that has been asked by MetaWear since its inception, a question that has also been recently asked by The New York Times, Forbes, GQ and other top business

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The avant-garde fashion fans making resale more than shopping

Almost two years on, it’s clear that the pandemic ushered in a seismic shift in how we interact with fashion. Since the implementation of lockdowns worldwide, internet shopping has become the most prevalent way that we buy our clothes. In particular, buying and selling pre-loved luxury pieces has become the side hustle du jour. Depops popped and Instagram shops opened their digital doors to a whole new market of youths desperate for a bargain piece of fashion’s past. 

In particular, this desire has been driven by the proliferation of ‘archival’ fashion Instagram accounts. Moodboards with runway images of obscure brands from the 1990s screenshotted from Tumblr, or Comme des Garçons campaign imagery nicked from Pinterest, have become one of the most common ways we interact with fashion imagery. And to accompany this growing interest, some savvy people have worked out that you can capitalise on this particular trend. 

But

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25 Best Labor Day Sales to Kickstart Your Fall Fashion Shopping

The last weekend of summer gives us much to look forward to—from backyard barbecues to shoreside getaways. And let’s not forget shopping for the best Labor Day sales. What better way to celebrate the end of one season by shopping for the next?

Now’s the time to swap out those summer tank tops for cozy cashmere sweaters from Everlane and upgrade those flip-flops to a sleek pair of boots from Moda Operandi—all at a fraction of the price. If you’re heading back to the office next season, this is also the moment to stock up on easy-going suiting and polished dresses.

And thinking beyond fashion, there’s the Serena & Lily sale should you need some help transforming your home for the season ahead. Over at Sephora, beauty offerings will prepare your skin for the cooler weather, too.

Read on for the best Labor Day sales to start shopping now.

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