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No New Hoodies? What's Up With Fashion Resale Trend

"Instead of buying new hoodies... shoppers will turn to secondhand clothes for more individual looks," notes fashion maven Virgil Ablohn (artistic director for men at Louis Vuitton, for one title) in The Wall Street Journal'slook at the resale fashion trend. "That’s the bigger threat for the industry. Trends come and go, but a broad move away from buying new clothes would represent a seismic change in consumer habits," the article continues.  A short history of the trend includes the 1920s introduction of the term “thrift store.”

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