From retail to resale: the trend disrupting fashion


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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