Glastonbury stars donate festival outfits in stand against throwaway fashion

Kylie Minogue and The Cure’s Robert Smith are among the artists who donated clothing to Oxfam following Glastonbury festival. Kylie, who performed in front of thousands of people on the Pyramid stage, donated her sun visor, while Robert donated a Disintegration Era shirt, as worn in 1989 and again at Sydney Opera House earlier this year. Bastille, Billie Eilish, Frank Turner, Gabrielle Aplin, Johnny Marr, Lewis Capaldi, Loyle Carner, The Lumineers, Pond, The Proclaimers, Sheryl Crow, Tame Impala and The Wombats also joined in by donating their festival outfits to…

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Vanish Survey Shows That Brits Throw Away £12.5 Billion Worth of Clothing Every Year

Wasteful Brits have adopted a ‘throw-away’ culture when it comes to clothes, chucking away £12.5 billion worth of clothing every year, according to research* released today, by Vanish stain remover, as part of their #LoveforLonger campaign. The data found that Brits throw away, on average, eight items a year, each worth approx. £24 – meaning the value of binned clothes amounts to an astonishing £192 a person. But did all of these items really need to head to landfill? Sadly, no. Over 50% of Brits admitted to throwing away perfectly…

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