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#Clothing

From TheJournal.ie 'This piece of cloth is bathed in my blood, sweat and dignity': The fight to improve the lives of garment workers 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.

From TheJournal.ie New fabric automatically cools or insulates based on its environment 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.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you make an effort to not buy fast fashion? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you make an effort to not buy fast fashion?

Cheap, disposable clothing has a big environmental impact.

From TheJournal.ie Protesters trash H&M shops in South Africa in response to 'monkey' ad Rubber Bullets

Protesters trash H&M shops in South Africa in response to 'monkey' ad

The Economic Freedom Fighters organised protests at several H&M outlets in Johannesburg.

From TheJournal.ie Want to refresh your wardrobe and save money? Here are some expert tips 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.

From TheJournal.ie Forever 21 to close Dublin store and pull out of Ireland Jervis Street

Forever 21 to close Dublin store and pull out of Ireland

The American chain’s Jervis Street store was opened back in 2010.

From TheJournal.ie This Mayo designer has won two awards for her handwoven, luxurious 'agriculture fashion' 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.

From TheJournal.ie Warning to Irish shoppers as rabbit, mink and cat fur found in 'faux fur' clothes Fake Faux Fur

Warning to Irish shoppers as rabbit, mink and cat fur found in 'faux fur' clothes

The warning comes after a UK investigation revealed animal fur in fake fur products.

From TheJournal.ie Teenager who founded gender neutral clothing business wins Youth Entrepreneur of the Year INNOVATIVE

Teenager who founded gender neutral clothing business wins Youth Entrepreneur of the Year

Katie McGloin recently founded K.T. Clothing.

From TheJournal.ie 'I was looking for an excuse to come home. But there was a recession on and I had no job' Insights

'I was looking for an excuse to come home. But there was a recession on and I had no job'

This businesswoman dabbled in a few careers before she brought the Inglot makeup brand to Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie US retailer pulls Ivanka Trump fashion range due to slow sales Yanked

US retailer pulls Ivanka Trump fashion range due to slow sales

The decision comes after a campaign to boycott stores doing business with the new US president’s family.

From TheJournal.ie Online shopping surged by 15% last month but shop sales suffered Click And Buy

Online shopping surged by 15% last month but shop sales suffered

The clothing and footwear sector continues to struggle.

13 H&M shopping truths every one of you will get

The dream of the 90s is alive in H&M.

11 St Patrick's Day t-shirts that straight up make no sense

*bellows through bullhorn* NOTHING TO DO WITH US!

From TheJournal.ie School that sent student home for top that read 'Nobody Knows I'm a Lesbian' changes policy California

School that sent student home for top that read 'Nobody Knows I'm a Lesbian' changes policy

The court heard that a teacher had her called to the office when she showed up in the shirt.

A girl was forced to miss a school test because her outfit was 'too distracting'

“She told me she’d rather me completely miss the test than distract the boys from doing well on theirs.”

From TheJournal.ie Famous Irish movie costumes saved from "dying in an attic" or being dumped Robes On Film

Famous Irish movie costumes saved from "dying in an attic" or being dumped

Now they’re going on show in the Little Museum.

From TheJournal.ie TK Maxx were forced to pull this ‘Je suis over it’ t-shirt after complaints Offensive

TK Maxx were forced to pull this ‘Je suis over it’ t-shirt after complaints

A customer claimed it was disrespectful to the Charlie Hebdo massacre.

TK Maxx were forced to pull this 'Je suis over it' t-shirt after complaints

A customer claimed it was disrespectful to the Charlie Hebdo massacre.

10 items of clothing that got English spectacularly wrong

Oddly moving, all the same.

From TheJournal.ie Would you buy €2 t-shirts if you knew the real cost of them? Dilemma

Would you buy €2 t-shirts if you knew the real cost of them?

Do you care about who makes your t-shirts?

This US clothing brand name has a completely different meaning in Ireland

Impact Reduction Apparel is fine, don’t shorten it…

From TheJournal.ie Do you own any of these recycling bins? 18 of them are worth a total of €18,000 Stolen This post contains images

Do you own any of these recycling bins? 18 of them are worth a total of €18,000

Gardaí recovered the recycling bins in Ashbourne.

Show your love for Game of Thrones as Gaeilge in this amazing t-shirt

Wear your House Stark pride right there on your chest.

From TheJournal.ie Trading conditions in Ireland 'continue to be challenging', says M&S Retail

Trading conditions in Ireland 'continue to be challenging', says M&S

The retailer reported a slight increase in womenswear sales and said that sales were impacted by launch of new website.

From TheJournal.ie American Apparel apologises for mistaking image of Challenger disaster for clouds Space Shuttle

American Apparel apologises for mistaking image of Challenger disaster for clouds

Seven people died in the 1986 tragedy.

Outraged mother buys clothes shop's entire ‘indecent’ t-shirt display

Well, it’s A way to get rid of them.

From TheJournal.ie A cheese grater, paint and glue... how to 'break down' a coat for the stage Destroy All Clothing

A cheese grater, paint and glue... how to 'break down' a coat for the stage

Backstage at the Abbey Theatre, they sometimes like to destroy perfectly good pieces of clothing. Here’s why

From TheJournal.ie Will 2014 be the year of wearable tech? Wearable Tech

Will 2014 be the year of wearable tech?

The growing use of embedded wearable devices is spawning a massive industry geared to fitness, health and other goals.

From TheJournal.ie "Remarkable year" for Penneys as revenue rises by 22 per cent Retail

"Remarkable year" for Penneys as revenue rises by 22 per cent

The popular retail chain benefited from the strengthening of the euro and saw sales growth of 5 per cent.

From TheJournal.ie Many Bangladesh factory collapse victims still waiting on compensation Factory Workers

Many Bangladesh factory collapse victims still waiting on compensation

To date only one company, Primark, has provided financial support to survivors and has called on other brands to follow suit

From TheJournal.ie Can you guess the heights of these famous sportspeople? Sponsored By Jacamo

Can you guess the heights of these famous sportspeople?

How do you measure up to the players on the pitch? Take our quiz.

From TheJournal.ie Examiner appointed to fashion chain A|wear Retail

Examiner appointed to fashion chain A|wear

The company had been taken out of receivership by a group of investors in 2012.

The Burning Question*: Do you 'put away' summer clothes? Dilemma This post contains a poll

The Burning Question*: Do you 'put away' summer clothes?

Let TheJournal.ie distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)

From TheJournal.ie Meet the small Indian recycler in trademark war with Gap Mind The Gap This post contains images

Meet the small Indian recycler in trademark war with Gap

Green the Gap has three stores in India and sells home decor and accessories made out of waste. Gap has asked them to change their brand.

10 items of sunny-day wear we should banish forever

The sun can sometimes bring out the ugly side of our wardrobes.

From TheJournal.ie Clothing brands sign up to new accord on building safety in Bangladesh Bangladesh

Clothing brands sign up to new accord on building safety in Bangladesh

Primark, H&M, Zara and C&A have all adopted the accord, written up in the wake of the building collapse last month.

From TheJournal.ie Bangladesh building survivors protest as toll passes 700 Bangladesh

Bangladesh building survivors protest as toll passes 700

Many of the staff at the ill-fated nine-storey factory were earning just 38 dollars a month, a salary condemned as “slave labour” by Pope Francis.

From TheJournal.ie Fast fashion, fair wage: What Vietnam can teach Bangladesh Sweatshops

Fast fashion, fair wage: What Vietnam can teach Bangladesh

Vietnam – working on improving technology, conditions and pay – is proving more attractive to brands who want to protect their consumer reputation.

From TheJournal.ie Clothing company blames 'scripted computer process' for offensive shirts Keep Calm And What?!

Clothing company blames 'scripted computer process' for offensive shirts

T-shirts with a slogan encouraging sexual assaults have been removed from Amazon’s online store.

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