• Secondhand clothing sales are booming - and may help solve the sustainability crisis in the fashion industry

    6 days ago - By Fashion United

    A massive force is reshaping the fashion industry: secondhand clothing. According to a new report, the U.S. secondhand clothing market is projected to more than triple in value in the next 10 years - from 28 billion dollars in 2019 to 80 billion dollars in 2029 - in a U.S. market currently worth 379 billion dollars. In 2019, secondhand clothing expanded 21 times faster than conventional apparel retail did.
    Even more transformative is secondhand clothing's potential to dramatically alter the prominence of fast fashion - a business model characterized by cheap and disposable clothing that...
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