Anne D'innocenzio, Ap Retail Writer Updated 3:04 am CDT, Tuesday, August 20, 2019 FILE - In this March 12, 2019, file photo, Samantha Estes prepares garments to be photographed at the ThredUp sorting facility in Phoenix. J.C. Penney and Macy’s are in the midst of rolling out a few dozen ThredUp branded shops each in time for the back-to-school shopping season. The partnerships follow a similar deal with department store retailer Stage Stores. less FILE - In this March 12, 2019, file photo, Samantha Estes prepares garments to be photographed at the ThredUp sorting facility in Phoenix. J.C. Penney and Macy’s are in the midst of rolling out a few dozen ... more Photo: Matt York, AP Photo: Matt York, AP Image 1 of / 4 Caption Close Image 1 of 4 FILE - In this … [Read more...] about Department stores make room for used fashion
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Why the bounty of bargains over the bridge? Consider the demographic: Many Cape residents are older and downsizing. Plus, they buy oodles of stuff for their grandkids, and then the kids outgrow it. Ergo, a Little Tikes cozy coupe (these things never die) at the thrift store for a couple of bucks. Nearly every church has a thrift shop, as do many charities, so you can bargain shop and help a good cause at the same time. Here’s a sampling (not a complete list — there are more than 50). A couple of tips: Check before you go; most shops are closed on Sundays, and hours may be limited. And if you want to narrow down your search, hone in on Route 28; lots of resale shops there. If you’re keen to unearth designer finds, “Know your labels,” Lamson says. “If you like it, Google it on your phone to see what the brand is all about.” That unfamiliar name could be a coveted European brand. Christ the King Parish Thrift Shop It’s like the best … [Read more...] about Skip the T-shirt shops, already: Thrift(y) shopping on the Cape
The great fleece freakout of 2019 — the days of crazed excitement around the idea that Patagonia, the outdoor clothing company, was sticking it to Wall Street and Silicon Valley by refusing to make any more of the branded fleece vests that had become a banker signifier — began, as many confused news cycles do, with a tweet. Binna Kim, an executive with a financial public relations firm, announced: “News — @Patagonia just told us they are no longer doing branded vests for financial services companies.” Instead, it appeared the brand would work only with B corporations (companies certified for environmental and social standards and performance) and companies that were members of the organization One Percent For the Planet — though most readers ignored that part and concluded, as one response went, “This news is the black swan event that will cause the next crisis.” There were rumors it was an April Fool’s joke, but Kim shot that down. … [Read more...] about Are bankers and venture capitalists really getting fleeced by Patagonia?
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Travel Subscribe Log In Log In Today’s Paper Travel | Five Places to Visit in London Supported by 5 places In the East London neighborhood of Dalston, subterranean fashion shops, eclectic restaurants and a hopping indie music scene make for an unexpected slice of the city. ByAmy Tara Koch Jan. 16, 2019 In Dalston, a dynamic pocket of East London, an edgy arts scene blooms amid repurposed factories, side streets sprinkled with tiny shops, tucked-away public gardens and colorful outdoor markets catering to longtime Afro-Caribbean and Turkish communities. Cool kids and chess-playing old-timers commune over thick Ethiopian espresso at Kaffa Coffee, a neighborhood institution. Fashion statements abound: Men in cropped shirts and voluminous trousers. Women tattooed and accessorized to the nines. And inventively clad millennials, more than a few affiliated with the … [Read more...] about Five Places to Visit in London