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* Searches for ‘Summer Clothes’ are up 91% compared to this time last year

55% of Brits to Spend More on Fashion This Month

2020 saw the meteoric rise of the humble lounge pant to near iconic status, but as Brits look towards the long-awaited freedom of a Summer out of lockdown, is our love affair with loungewear over for good?

As we moved into the first lockdown, Google trend data showed loungewear searches rose by an astounding 976% compared to the previous year, but with searches down by 67% this week...

House moths and clothes moths feast on and live in household textiles

Trade body puts the spotlight on textile pests in spring clean season

A spring clean is a perfect opportunity to protect clothes, upholstery and carpets from moths and beetles, British Pest Control Association (BPCA) has advised.

As warmer weather is on the horizon and householders consider a big spring sort out, BPCA is urging people to take steps now to protect their textiles.

House moths and clothes moths feast on and live in household...

The latest Emma Willis Collection is available now

Emma Willis's latest autumnwear collection with Next

Available exclusively on the Next website, the latest Emma Willis Collection features stylish and comfortable outerwear, loungewear, lingerie and denim – all designed by the presenter herself and available in sizes 6-22.

Hot on the heels of her August edit, this collection makes dressing during the colder months a cinch. With heritage-style prints and a decidedly classic feel, the...

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Missguided blames coronavirus for using size 8 women to model plus-size clothing

Fast fashion brand Missguided has come under fire for using slim models to illustrate its plus-size range.

Items like the Plus Size Peach Missguided Oversized 90’s Joggers (£24) and the Plus Size Black Rib Buckle Shoulder Bodysuit (£15) sit in the plus-size section, but are modelled by size 8 women.

This hasn’t sat particularly well with people on social media, with some...

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Seven ways to shop more sustainably after lockdown

With our social lives confined to park visits and online video chats, there hasn’t been much call for new outfits during lockdown.

But at the same time, the coronavirus pandemic has made many people take a step back and consider the effect humans have on the planet.

If you want to reduce your own carbon footprint, examining your fashion-buying habits is a good place to start...

Declutter wardrobe at home

Eight tips for tackling a wardrobe clear-out

Lockdown is undoubtedly difficult and draining, but luckily, there are plenty of creative things to do for entertainment while you’re waiting out the pandemic – like finally tackling those niggly bits of house admin you’ve been putting off.

A good place to start is your wardrobe. A clean, organised, streamlined closet is not only nice to look at, but can offer a little slice of calm...

Nine signs you are addicted to fast fashion

London Fashion Week kicks off today (February 14, 2020), commencing five glamorous days of catwalk shows and presentations from the likes of Burberry, Erdem, Victoria Beckham and Christopher Kane.

But as well as showcasing UK-based design talent, this season the British Fashion Council wants to promote a responsible attitude to clothing consumption with the launch of #...