“Garment” in the news

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garment industry

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The Age
· Melania Trump sculpture set on fire in Slovenian hometown  
Some locals compared it to a Smurf, or noted that the blue garment looked similar to the powder-blue suit Melania wore on Inauguration Day in 2017.
· Kym Marsh distracts The One Show viewers with presenting choice: 'What the f***?'  
However, the rest of the garment was a pink and black, tiger-striped skirt, which left some viewers commenting on Twitter about her fashion choices.
The Guardian
· Boohoo shares bounce back after pledge to improve factory conditions  
News that agencies including the Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority had not found evidence of modern slavery in the Leicester garment factories was followed by supportive notes from analysts at influential firms including HSBC, Peel Hunt and Société Générale.
The Guardian
· Seven ways to help garment workers  
Garment workers around the world experience low wages and exploitation.
The New York Times
· ‘Whack-a-Mole’ Against Virus Sounds Reasonable, Unless You’re the Mole  
In Leicester, a city of ramshackle garment factories and multigenerational homes in the heart of England, the imposition of a second lockdown late last month has induced a sort of whiplash among people who were still recovering from the first.
· Confused? Anxious? Prickly? Couturiers Viktor & Rolf Have You Covered  
The designers don't leave us entirely hopeless — the final collection is Love, a group of white garments ornamented with multicolored hearts.
The New York Times
· Used Clothes Ban May Crimp Kenyan Style. It May Also Lift Local Design.  
But in late March, the Kenyan government banned the importation of used garments in what it said was a precautionary measure to curb the spread of the coronavirus.
The Wall Street Journal
· Brooks Brothers’ Demise: A Final Indignity for the Yuppie Generation  
One Etsy listing describes a Brooks Brothers argyle sweater as “hipster,” and an eBay listing used the same term to describe one of its tan leather garment bags.
The Independent
· Leicester politicians reject Boris Johnson’s attempt to blame mayor for factory exploitation  
Politicians in Leicester have refuted and criticised Boris Johnson’s attempt to blame the local mayor for the exploitation of workers within the city’s garment industry.
The Independent
· Fast fashion books: Learn the truth behind brands like Boohoo  
Garment workers in Leicester's factories have been found to be paid as little as £3.50 per hour and forced to work, even when they've shown signs of coronavirus, while conditions in other countries are terrifying.