Clothing

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The teen designing eSwatini’s traditional regalia

Cultural traditions in Eswatini, formerly known as Swaziland, are still highly valued throughout society.Sandizile Malindiza, a 16-year-old designer from the country, spoke to BBC Africa’s What’s New? about why she thinks her designs retain importance.Video producers: Agnes Penda, Christine Njeri. Video journalist: Eugene Osidinia.

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Wear Loose Clothing on a Long Flight

Mile High WeekFlying the “friendly skies” is often hell, but it doesn’t have to be. It’s Mile High Week, and we’re investigating everything flight-related, from how to score cheap tickets to the best time to book, from how to fall asleep on a long-haul flight to how to win the perennial war over armrests. Wheels…

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How to Hack Your Baby’s Clothing

Photo: UnsplashDressing an infant can be fun. Perhaps you have a drawer full of onesies with slogans such as: “Diaper loading. Please wait.” Hilarious. But it can be tricky at times, too. We’ve got some clever solutions to some common baby clothing challenges.If your baby has outgrown a pair of (inexpensive) footie pajamasCut the feet…

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Determine the Quality of a Clothing Item With This Cheat Sheet

A question I get a lot from people who wear clothing is, “Where can I buy clothes that don’t cost too much, but won’t fall apart after the first wash?” As a former vintage clothing reseller and a long-time fashion podcaster, I’ve seen the good, the bad, and the very very ugly when it comes…

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Clothing resale site Poshmark suffers data breach

In response, Poshmark announced it conducted an internal investigation with support from a security forensics firm and “did not find any material vulnerabilities.” It has, however, “enhanced security measures across all systems to help prevent this type of incident from happening in the future.”In a blog post, Poshmark advises users to change their passwords just…

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Clothing marketplace Poshmark confirms data breach

Poshmark, an online marketplace for buying and selling clothes, has reported a data breach. The company said in a brief blog post that user profile information, including names and usernames, gender and city data was taken by an “unauthorized third party.” Email addresses, size preferences and scrambled passwords were also taken. Poshmark said it used…