environment
New York Fashion Week isn’t Sustainable, But Neither is the Fashion Industry

Fashion Week is over in New York, and it’s clear there’s a big trend afoot: sustainability. Designers showcased collections made with recycled fishing nets, models walked the runway with reusable water bottles and one show was inspired by rising seas. Read More >>

anthropology
Prehistoric Turks Wore Human Teeth as Jewellery, Rare Discovery Reveals

Researchers in Turkey have uncovered modified Neolithic human teeth that were worn as pendants, perhaps in a necklace or bracelet, in a rare and perplexing archaeological find. Read More >>

fashion
Wear Your Favourite Tube Destination With Pride With New TfL Merch

As fashion trends go, whacking public transit iconography onto a t-shirt ad charging £30 for it seems par for the course. Read More >>

clothing
H&M Boss Says Stop Shaming People for Binning Last Month’s Unfashionable Trousers

The boss of H&M would prefer it if we didn't all start shopping in charity shops while shaming others for buying new clothes all the time, as this sort of attack on modern consumer norms could lead to "terrible social consequences." Read More >>

fashion
Coat Hangers Are Today’s Plastic Thing to Feel Sad About

The fast fashion trend isn't only about throwing away trousers because they have the wrong type of hole in them on the wrong knee for this season – there's also a bendy plastic elephant in the room in the shape of all the hangers used to display the new types and shapes of clothing they've invented. They're plastic. Usually terrible cheap hybrids of multiple types that are impossible to recycle. Read More >>

fashion
Will Smith Launches a Limited Edition Fresh Prince Fashion Line

If overpriced celebrity fashion lines are your thing, you'll bloody love Bel-Air Athletics from everyone's favourite reprobate. Read More >>

wtf
ASOS Is Selling Useless Earbuds, But, Hey, They Kind of Look like AirPods

Love them or hate them, AirPods have quickly become an iconic flex among the millennial and Gen Z crowds. Apple’s wireless earbuds are a not-so-subtle way to broadcast you’ve got money to burn on their high sticker price and any subsequent replacements after you inevitably lose one of the ridiculously tiny buggers. Read More >>

design
‘We Need Responsible Consumerism’: Designer Tracy Reese Speaks on Sustainable Fashion

Designer Tracy Reese has been a leader in the fashion industry. Long before diversity and inclusion were moves designers made for clicks, Reese was making it happen. In the early 2000s, she featured black women of all complexions on the runway. That’s no surprise: She was one of the first black women to truly make it in the world of design. Read More >>

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Scanned in My Skivvies: How a Techy Tailor Cut the Perfect Suit for My Body

Do you know what’s more nerve-wracking than having a camera pointed at you while you’re standing in your undies? Having 26 cameras pointed at you, that’s what. I felt all of their eyes simultaneously sizing up my various bits and pieces, and it made me want to crawl out of my skin. But when I tried on the suit that they measured me for, hoo boy, that awkward moment proved worth it. Read More >>

fashion
These Designers of 1960 Predicted That Fashion of the Future Would Be Very Retro

I’ve spent a lot of time looking at past predictions of the future over the years. But every once in a while I uncover something that’s so accurate, it’s almost spooky. This video from 1960 is just such a video. Read More >>

environment
MPs Call for 1p New Trousers Tax

Those new trousers people buy that have holes in the knees on purpose should be taxed a bit more, says a group of MPs, which would like a 1p-per-item charge added to the sales price of all new clothes to pay for the old ones that have the wrong sort of unfashionable holes in them, or just aren't stylish enough to wear any more, to be recycled. Read More >>

food
Harvester’s Made a Range of Wipe-Clean Clothes For London Fashion Week

Restaurant chain Harvester is an unlikely exhibitor at this year's London Fashion Week, but after the popularity of the DHL phone cases, we're taking nothing for granted. Read More >>

BBC
The BBC Launches Eco-Aware Lifestyle Brand BBC Planet

The BBC's about to cash in on the whole saving-the-world thing it accidentally kicked off with the last series of Planet Earth, by... selling some t-shirts and books. Eco-friendly t-shirts and books, obviously, shrinkwrapped in the type you can compost, should you bother composting. Read More >>

gadgets
I’m Still Searching for a Laptop Bag That Doesn’t Look Terrible

As long as there have been laptops, people have been shoving them in bags. Incredible advances have occurred since that first big honking computer got shoved into a slighter bigger honking bag decades ago. Fabrics have grown more durable, straps more comfortable, and bag design itself has diverted into a wide number of directions. So why do laptop bags still look so awful? Read More >>

samsung
Samsung Calls It Quits on Collaboration With Fake Supreme

The collaboration no one asked for or particularly wanted is now dead. In a Weibo post on Sunday, Samsung China says it has decided to axe its partnership with Supreme Italia, the knock-off version of the New York City-based streetwear brand you always see hypebeasts lining up for outside of stores. Read More >>