From retail to resale: the trend disrupting fashion

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Published on 20 Feb 2020, 16:13
We're buying more clothes than ever, but it's not all fast fashion. More than half of 25- to 34-year-olds buy secondhand or vintage clothes, and resale apps such as Depop, Stock X and Vestiaire Collective are tapping into the millennial and generation Z market. But if people are buying secondhand they're not buying new. Grace Shutti investigates how the fashion world is responding 

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Sources:
Mintel UK Fashion and Sustainability report ► store.mintel.com/uk-fashion-su...
Thred Up 2019 resale report ► thredup.com/resale
How are Gen Z shopping for fashion? ► drapersonline.com/news/comment...
Depop economics: social media, social currency and the resale revolution ► thedigitalfairy.co.uk/download...
Britain’s thrifty young fashionistas: more than half of 25-34-year-olds buy second-hand clothes ► mintel.com/press-centre/retail...

Further reading:
How Clothes-Swapping Became Chic ► vogue.co.uk/fashion/article/cl...
Rental And Resale Are Hot. But Sustainable Fashion Needs A $30 Billion Investment Behind The Scenes ► forbes.com/sites/isabeltogoh/2...
All change?: London fashion week launches first ever swap shop ► theguardian.com/fashion/2020/f...
There’s never been a better time—or more need—to buy your clothes used ► qz.com/quartzy/1670729/the-imp...
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