While some reports are forecasting retail sales will hit 8.71 billion pounds over Black Friday weekend as consumers shop early for Christmas, several fashion brands are boycotting this year’s discounting event in favor of championing sustainability, resale, and charity.

Black Friday officially takes place on November 25, and while many retailers and brands have already begun to slash their prices to attract customers looking to bag a discount for Christmas, brands including Rixo, Baukjen and Me+Em are taking a stand against overconsumption.

Rixo to step away from Black Friday in favor of Giving Tuesday

While in previous years Rixo’s have participated in Black Friday, this year, the female-owned womenswear brand is instead championing Giving Tuesday and highlighting how it creates treasured pieces which are produced in limited runs.

On November 29, the British fashion brand will donate 15 pounds for every transaction to Women For Women International. The charity supports

Read more
Read More

LMD, The leading real estate development company, announced the launching of the first design district in Egypt “Cairo Design District” with a total investment of EGP 12bn.

The district is in its ground-breaking project One Ninety, one of the most iconic real estate projects which lies in a prime location at the meeting point between the Ring Road and 90 Street in New Cairo. The district will be a huge boost to the project thanks to the variety of unique services it will offer to creatives and designers worldwide.

The Cairo Design District is the first innovation and design district in Egypt, as it is designed to act as a global creative neighborhood, much like internationally renowned Design Districts that have a focus on global design, like Dubai, London, Miami, and Milan.

The district is planned to bring together a stunning area of ​​199,000 m2 with a range of artwork

Read more
Read More

As POPSUGAR editors, we independently select and write about stuff we love and think you’ll like too. If you buy a product we have recommended, we may receive affiliate commission, which in turn supports our work.

Shopping for comfortable lingerie can be such a personal experience. Only you know what exactly makes you feel sexy and works for your body type — and oftentimes, it doesn’t even have anything to do with what’s being displayed on the mannequin. There’s arguably no better feeling than finding that perfect silk night gown, comfy lingerie piece, or even lace underwear style that you can effortlessly slip into come nighttime (or really any time of day) — though even as shopping editors, we’ll admit that the task of actually finding those styles is far from easy, which is why we’ve done all of the heavy lifting for you.

From modest, comfortable bras to tastefully

Read more
Read More

When I shop for clothing, I’m more focused on how the garment looks than where it was made, what it’s made of, and what I’ll do with it when it’s worn out.

After chatting with Revital Nadiv, I realized I’m going to have to get more environmentally mindful about what I choose to wear.

Nadiv is cofounder of Re-Fresh Globalan Israeli eco-business offering awareness activities and consulting in the field of sustainable fashion innovation.

Clothing is a notoriously unsustainable industry. Consider these facts:
– It takes 1,320 liters of water to produce one pair of jeans.
– The average American throws away 80 pounds of clothes every year.
– 13 million tons of unsold items get thrown away or burned by clothing retailers each year.
– About 60% of the materials used in the fashion industry are made from plastic.
– The fashion industry is responsible for 8-10% of

Read more
Read More