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    Housing Works’ Annual “Fashion For Action” Benefit Returns as Four-day Shopping Event In-store and Online

    Featuring Brand-new Designer Goods Priced Up To 80% Off And Special Curated Picks From Icons: Iris Apfel, Mickey Boardman, Carmen Dell’ Orefice Patricia Field, Kathy Hilton, Misa Hylton, Joan Jett, Betsey Johnson, Padma Lakshmi, Chloë Sevigny, & Kimora Lee Simmons In-store + Online | November 10-13 Tickets Available for VIP Reception, Early-access + GA Shopping On Nov. 10 Free Public Sale Nov. 11-13 NEW YORK, Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Housing Works, a NYC non-profit organization that provides advocacy, support and lifesaving services to those impacted by homelessness and HIV/AIDS, will hold its 18th annual Fashion for Action 

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    The 25 Best Online Clothing Stores to Save In Your Bookmarks

    Mr Porter is a haven for high-end and designer menswear from the likes of Tom Ford, Celine Homme, Fear of God, and more. Unlike other luxury e-commerce sites, Mr Porter’s brand list includes a deep range of classic menswear tailoring in addition to of-the-moment streetwear. Tom Ford Shelton slim-fit Prince of Wales suit jacket Aries printed cotton hoodie Cheap and Cheerful Best For: Fleece, basics, button-ups Uniqlo is a go-to for upgraded basics, minimalist designs, and loungewear all at affordable prices. The global retailer is like a Japanese version of the Gap, with a wide range of sweatshirts, button-ups, and  

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    Retailers try to solve the fitting room dilemma as online sales grow

    Marcos del Mazo | LightRocket | Getty Images On a recent trip to the fast-fashion retailer Zara, 20-year-old Katherine Hearden loaded up on tops, shorts and dresses in multiple sizes. With Zara’s dressing rooms still closed due to Covid-related restrictions, she knew she wasn’t going to be able to try anything on in that store. So instead, Hearden checked out and schlepped across the street with her dad to another department store, where she grabbed a random pair of jeans and popped into an open fitting room. Her plan all along was to use this store to try on her  

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    The lack of size diverse models in online shopping is costing the planet, here’s why

    Unpacking the real cost of online returns. Don’t you just love it when retailers make it super simple (and guilt-free) to return things? It takes away the risk and means you can try out those things you like, without being stuck with them if they don’t look quite like they did on the website. Some retailers have made it so easy to return, that many people I know will buy an item in three sizes, fully aware they’ll return at least two. Others I know will buy 10 things and only keep the best of the batch. For more sustainable  

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    Nordstrom, Eyeing 20-Somethings, Strikes Deal With the Online Giant Asos

    Nordstrom, one of many national retailers battered by the pandemic, has added a new arrow to its quiver as it fights an uphill battle to get customers, particularly young ones, back: It is teaming up with Asos, the online fashion behemoth. Nordstrom announced on Monday that it is buying a minority stake in the Asos unit that owns Topshop, Topman, Miss Selfridge and HIIT, which Asos acquired out of bankruptcy this year. Nordstrom will also start a partnership with Asos that will bring the retailer’s brands into department stores and allow Asos shoppers to pick up and return products at  

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