Day: July 19, 2021

Shein, Zara, and ASOS: Gen Z doesn’t know a world without fast fashion

Millions of Americans, specifically those born around or after the year 2000, have never inhabited a world without fast fashion. They became shoppers at the height of its boom: Retailers like ASOS drop at least 5,000 new styles a week, and Shein offers 700 to 1,000 new styles daily. And while these young shoppers are increasingly wary of the evils of fast fashion, they have little room to protest. They buy what’s available, and what’s available is generally fast.

This pace is a relatively modern innovation. Garment production has quietly accelerated to breakneck speeds over the past three decades, easing young and old consumers into thinking of their clothes as disposable. It began in the 1990s, so the story goes, when the founder of Zara spun the fast fashion wheel into motion. Zara abandoned the concept of fashion seasons for the thrill of constant novelty.

A confluence of

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“He Has His Sights Set on Man United or City…” – Journalist Provides Update on Danny Ings’ Future

With the situation surrounding Harry Kane seemingly in the balance, as Tottenham chief Daniel Levy stands firm on his £150 million valuation, Manchester City may have to start considering alternatives to their number one target.

One name that has continuously cropped up over the past few months is Southampton centre-forward Danny Ings, with the 28 year-old reportedly turning down attempts from his employers to renew his existing deal.

That has alerted some of the Premier League’s more substantial clubs, with Ings himself seemingly keen on making a significant step up in quality within the English top-flight, as he enters the twilight years of his career.

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According to the information of Alex Crook, speaking live on talkSPORT this week, Danny Ings ‘has his

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Ocado Eyed as ‘Three Bot’ Fire Disrupts Online Shopping Orders

Ocado Group (OCDDY) was on investors’ radars Monday after a “three-bot” collision caused a fire in one of the online grocery giant’s U.K. fulfillment centers, resulting in potential grocery delivery delays of up to a week.

The blaze broke out late on Friday after three robots used to handle orders collided at the Erith facility in southeast London, the company said. The warehouse can handle about 150,000 orders a week under Ocado’s joint venture with Marks & Spencer.

The “collision of three bots” used to fill orders triggered the fire, the company said. The company expects the facility to begin operating again “within the coming week” as the damage is limited to a small section of “less than 1%” of the grid.

The incident, which required about 100 firefighters and 15 fire engines to tamp down, is the second major fire to hit an Ocado warehouse in the past three

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TikToker Dissects the Weird Fashion of the Early ’00s in Viral Videos

What’s old is eventually new again, so it’s not much of a surprise that the fashion of the early 2000s is finally having its moment in the limelight. But amid the highs of Y2K fashion are, as one TikToker highlighted, the era’s many, many questionable lows.

The fact that bad fashion choices exist within a specific fashion era isn’t exactly a new thing; you could just as easily comb through the ’60s, ’70s, and ’80s and find just as many faux pas. But in recent months, thanks to both TikTok and Gen Z, the nostalgia for Y2K and early aughts is strong. You don’t have to go far to find people making rings out of beads, wearing crop tops, listening to everything from old Avril Lavigne and Lily Allen, and breaking out the low-rise jeans. (Zendaya even wore a Versace dress to the BET Awards that Beyoncé once wore

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