Fast fashion on the decline, claims Oxfam study

A study of 2,000 adults revealed 47 per cent enjoy shopping for brand new clothing – but the post-shopping glow doesn’t last long. For 22 per cent, the excitement of the item’s ‘newness’ is fleeting, while 17 per cent start to develop doubts over whether they actually like their purchase once their shopping high subsides.…

Brits plan to spend on second-hand gifts this Xmas

Almost four in 10 adults are motivated to shop second-hand this Xmas, claims Oxfam A study of 2,000 adults who celebrate Christmas revealed 62 per cent consider the current climate crisis as an important factor when buying pre-owned items. Nearly a quarter (24 per cent) are changing their purchasing habits this…