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Secondhand clothing sales are booming – and may help solve the...

Hyejune Park, Oklahoma State University and Cosette Marie Joyner Armstrong, Oklahoma State University A massive force is reshaping the fashion industry: secondhand clothing. According to...

What US medical supply chain can learn from the fashion industry

Tinglong Dai, Johns Hopkins University The shortage of crucial medical supplies, especially personal protective equipment, has crippled the United States’ ability to quell the COVID-19...

The fashionable history of social distancing

Einav Rabinovitch-Fox, Case Western Reserve University As the world grapples with the coronavirus outbreak, “social distancing” has become a buzzword of these strange times. Instead of...

How women dress for other women

Jaimie Arona Krems, Oklahoma State University “If you can’t be better than your competition,” Vogue editor Anna Wintour once said, “just dress better.” Indeed, new research...

Lady backpacks and manly beer — the folly of gendered products

Samantha Brennan, University of Guelph As women started counting steps and walking to work wearing running shoes and fitness trackers, there was one work-related item...

Can sun umbrellas ever become fashionable again in America?

Jonathan Coopersmith, Texas A&M University Many of us apply sunscreen when we go to the beach. But walking outside under the fierce summer sun...

Fashion production is modern slavery: Five things you can do to...

Anika Kozlowski, Ryerson University Fashion shouldn’t cost lives and it shouldn’t cost us our planet. Yet this is what is happening today. Globalization, fast fashion,...

The forgotten legacy of gay photographer George Platt Lynes

Rebecca Fasman, Indiana University From the late 1920s until his death in 1955, George Platt Lynes was one of the world’s most successful commercial and...

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Prisons, Muslim memory & the making of a terrorist

By SpearIt (no last name), Texas Southern University The media spotlight on Cherif Kouachi’s life rekindles questions about prisons and radicalization. As an alleged participant...