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5 Stats Showing Fashion Resale Is Poised for Growth

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For the 12th year running, ThredUP has released its 2024 Resale Report, an annual, data-heavy look at the fashion resale industry. The secondhand clothing market is growing 15 times faster than traditional apparel and people are increasingly thrifting online, a new report shows.

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Fast Fashion Is Thwarting the Resale Industry’s Dream of Circularity

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Branded resale, when fashion companies add used items to their inventory, grew by 450% between 2021 and 2023, according to ThredUP, as American Eagle and J.Crew joined over 160 companies in the branded resale game. Secondhand shopping is on the rise.

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Open Style Lab Brings Adaptive Fashion to the New York Fashion Week Runway

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Like many major industry events, New York Fashion Week is not regularly considered as the forefront of accessibility and inclusive design. However, a new runway show featuring the spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) community is aiming to bring the fashion world--and its standards--into modernity.

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Secondhand Has the Upper Hand in Designer Fashion

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When it comes to luxury fashion and accessories from brands like Louis Vuitton, Chanel and Tom Ford, people want the hottest items from top designers without paying full retail price. Catering to them are a cottage industry of resellers including The RealReal, a top destination online and in person for those on the high-end bargain.

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TechMagic Podcast: Fashion, Tech and Humane’s AI Wearable

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Hackl attended the CFDA [Council of Fashion Designers of America] awards and. On the latest episode of TechMagic, the show that dives deep into today's tech news and explores the future of tech and gaming, hosts Cathy Hackl and Lee Kebler talk about the Mac Pro Mini and the development of the Apple Vision Pro.

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For UPS, Delivering DEI to the Fashion Industry Never Goes Out of Style

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There was once a time when UPS was the unlikeliest brand to be associated with fashion. With its ubiquitous (some would say drab) brown color scheme, nothing about the shipping company seemed to connect with an industry often characterized by its kaleidoscopic usage of color.

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TechMagic Podcast: Game Engine Alternatives, Voice Print Rights, Space Fashion

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In the first episode of TechMagic, tech futurist Cathy Hackl and technology lead Lee Kebler, share their insights on the latest stories in gaming, generative AI and fashion tech. Their discussion guides businesses and brands on how to discern which are fads and what is the future. Hackl and Kebler discuss the retirement of game.

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