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# Clothes

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# Healthcare
Covid-19 can survive on clothing for up to 72 hours, study shows
Researchers looked at how coronavirus behaves on three fabrics commonly used in the healthcare industry.
# brexit planning
Irish online shoppers will have to pay more when buying from UK retailers post a no-deal Brexit
An updated action plan on a no-deal Brexit was discussed at Cabinet today.
# Bangladesh
'This piece of cloth is bathed in my blood, sweat and dignity': The fight to improve the lives of garment workers
The majority of Irish people care about the conditions of the factories where their clothes are made.
# task master
I'm out of wardrobe space - where do I put the rest of the clothes?
Is your wardrobe is bulging at the seams and about to blow? We’re here to help.
# Clothes
Poll: Do you think you could stop buying new clothes for a year?
If you don’t want to go vegan, this could be how you do your bit for the environment.
# eager beaver
'It was many things to many people': This Temple Bar landmark closes today
The Eager Beaver has been a fixture of the area for decades.
# hot and cold
New fabric automatically cools or insulates based on its environment
Before people realise they’re getting hot, the garment could already be cooling them down.
# thanks hun
What's going to be THE Penneys scarf of the winter? We investigate
Prepare to see this everywhere.
# That time of year
Parents 'starting to panic' amid delays receiving school clothing allowance
Children will be returning to school in the coming weeks.
# Complaints
Irish boutique Cari's Closet responds to criticism made on anonymous Instagram account
The boutique came under fire in posts on the Instagram page earlier this week.
# stick to the knitting
Why some fashion stores like Penneys and TK Maxx resist selling online
Despite its popularity, e-commerce doesn’t always make business sense.
# metro hotel
'All their belongings are gone': Clothes appeal for families affected by Ballymun fire
Some people lost their homes in the fire.
# chaps
7 things ASOS tried to pass off as jeans
We don’t know what these are but they aren’t jeans.
# spruce up
Want to refresh your wardrobe and save money? Here are some expert tips
We went to the Grafton Academy of Fashion Design to find out how to spruce up your wardrobe for less.
# Help Us
8 ways we *should* be able to search for clothes to buy online
# stylish layers
12 items every Irish woman has in her 'winter wardrobe'
All fluffy everything.
# tights weather
Marks & Spencer's 60 deniers are the Holy Grail tights you've been looking for
Don’t waste your time on anything else.
# the hunger games
The 16 unwritten rules of shopping in Zara
It’s a bloody minefield.
# superstylin
8 clothing brands every girl would have killed for in the 2000s
You were the coolest kid in school if you rocked up in one of these on No Uniform Day.
# what a load of muck
A shop is trying to sell a pair of ludicrous 'mud-covered' jeans for €415
# Wild Cocoon
This Mayo designer has won two awards for her handwoven, luxurious 'agriculture fashion'
“I think even born city-dwellers have almost unconscious muscle memory of life in rural Ireland. We all share it,” according to designer Deirdre Duffy.
# plenty of choice
New Zealand school gets rid of gendered uniforms
Now, students will have a choice between wearing a kilt, culottes, shorts, trousers or PE gear, depending on their preference.
13 memories you'll have if you were obsessed with Abercrombie in the 2000s
“I’m going to New York!” “Great. Can you get me an Abercrombie hoodie? Cheers.”
# what curves
Zara used thin models in an ad about 'loving your curves', and people are not impressed
“Zara, wake up. This is not curvy.”
# poco by pippa
Pippa O'Connor's range of jeans is getting its very own shop - here's what you need to know
Irish women are BIG fans of the Poco by Pippa jeans.
# Fashion Victims
11 times Topshop made us question the concept of fashion
Is everything all right over there, guys?
# Thanks Penneys
The woman who took Primark global has a new job with Ireland's crafts body
Breege O’Donoghue left her role with the clothes giant in September.
# Your Say
Poll: Do you care about where your clothes come from?
The fashion industry has been labelled the second dirtiest industry in the world – the worst industry is oil.
# fairtrade
Social burden: The cost of cheap clothes and consumers' power to change it
Would people pay an extra €5 per product to ensure foreign workers’ safety and wellbeing?
# need for tweed
Penneys is now selling these €160 Donegal tweed suits
An item over €100 in Penneys! We never thought we’d see the day.
# do the monki
All stylish gals know that Monki is the best part of ASOS
Effortlessly cool.
# you wanna pisa me
Whoever made these Leaning Tower of Pisa leggings didn't exactly think things through
# ooh shiny
This 'moving sequins' top from Primark is giving the internet serious t-shirt envy
# sweatin'
11 reasons trying on clothes is the absolute worst
A necessary evil.
# string thing
Those little strings to keep tops on hangers are the bane of every girl's life
Useless yokes.
# one hand in my pocket
10 reasons why women deserve better damn pockets on their clothes
Not fake pockets, not baby-sized pockets, REAL pockets.
# lazy days
9 reasons why fatman pants are an essential item in every Irish person's wardrobe
# xl
This guy tried on his girlfriend’s clothes to make a point about women’s sizing
“I am not an extra large man, and, more importantly, a woman my size is NOT an extra large woman.”
# Met Gala
42 essential frocks and suits from last night's Met Gala
# fashion darling
13 H&M shopping truths every one of you will get
The dream of the 90s is alive in H&M.