Far from mere underwear, singlets have many cultural meanings. Once worn chiefly by shearers, laborers and soldiers, they have been embraced on dance floors and in the gym.
More companies are selling products that claim to keep you cool on hot days. But it turns out that common materials used in sports clothing may not always be the best.
COVID-19 has been disastrous for people who make our clothes, but there are small signs of hope.
How even sleepy, rural Mid Wales was once an industrial heartland feeding the slave trade.
The typical American's annual household carbon footprint is over five times the world per capita average.
A trademark law scholar explains why the impossible-to-apply standard, dating back to the early 20th century, is ineffective and needs to be abolished.
Making more sustainable fashion choices doesn't require a massive lifestyle change.
The humble zipper has some profound things to tell us about innovation, competitive advantage and international trade.
Will men ever escape the tyranny of trousers?
Your identity changes when you move house and, if that's to a different community, your clothes change along with you.
If you would like to assist from afar, let the professionals procure goods and services.
As the Wettlaufer inquiry wraps up for the summer, an international research team offers suggestions on how to make nursing homes as good as they can possibly be.
About 100 billion items of clothing are produced each year. That's not sustainable fashion.
World Cup jerseys have to please players, national officials, FIFA rulemakers and – perhaps most importantly – fans who buy them to show support for their teams.
In Asia, human hair is sold and recycled into products, but in the West it is treated with either disgust or veneration. A new exhibition explores our bizarre attitudes to hair.
In the 1850s, the women's dress reform movement advocated for a return to medieval design. The practice continues today.
For centuries, men’s fashion has been part of dynamic social change. Hairstyles, fabrics and suit styles have carried a political charge.
The cultural appropriation debate has flared after an American teenager wore a qipao, a Chinese-style dress, to her prom. But the meanings around the dress are complicated.
This speed read explores why it’s hard to stop manufacturers in specific countries from dodging trade barriers by pretending that their goods come from somewhere else.
A century ago, utopian thinkers and practitioners predicted the coming of a nude world of liberated bodies.