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Vestiaire Collective Bans Fast Fashion

Over the last 12 months, roughly five percent of the items posted on resale platform Vestiaire Collective came from fast-fashion brands like Boohoo, Pretty Little Thing and Asos, the company said. This week, those listings have disappeared. The Paris-based company is moving to ban fast fashion, bolstering its position at the upper end of an …

Shein Joins Fast Fashion’s Push Into Resale

Shein’s newest drop isn’t new at all. On Monday, the Chinese ultra-fast-fashion giant launched a resale platform, offering American customers the opportunity to buy and sell their old crop tops and bodycon dresses directly through its app. The move is both a play to build a toe-hold in a fast-growing consumer market, and part of …

Fast Fashion Is Racking Up Air Miles, and Emissions

Reality TV and beauty mogul Kylie Jenner is used to making the news for her high-glamour, jet-setting lifestyle. But when “The Kardashians” star shared a snap of herself and her partner, rapper Travis Scott, standing between two private jets with the caption “you wanna take mine or yours?” last month, it set off a firestorm …

Love Island Still Turns Heads for Fast Fashion

Love Island’s choice of eBay to clothe its sun-kissed contestants this season was meant to capture the growing popularity of sustainable fashion. But the usual fast-fashion retailers still managed to win viewers’ hearts. For the uninitiated, the reality dating show is a reliable blockbuster for ITV, with millions of viewers tuning in each summer to …

Frasers Group Acquires Fast Fashion Retailer I Saw It First

British businessman Mike Ashley’s fashion group announced it had acquired the womenswear brand for an undisclosed sum in a regulatory filing Thursday. The acquisition of I Saw It First is the latest in a series of deals by the fashion group, which also owns department store chain House of Fraser and luxury fashion retailer Flannels. …

Will the Fast Fashion Juggernaut Ever Slow Down?

What Inflation? Boohoo and H&M Group report quarterly sales this week Rivals Inditex and Uniqlo last week said sales and profits were up as they were able to raise prices without quashing demand Shein continues to gain ground on the category’s incumbents, though the Chinese brand’s growth has reportedly slowed Inflation should be fast fashion’s …