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The Repair Economy Gains Momentum

4 monthes ago   |   By WWD

Why ditch it, when you can stitch it?
That seems to be the unofficial mantra for enterprising companies trying to cash in on the repair economy. Patagonia, REI, Prana, Ibex, Eileen Fisher and Toad&Co are some of the better-known labels that have jumped in. But smaller designers such as Jussara Lee, Dosa's Christina Kim and Mary Ping of Slow and Steady Wins the Race are also on board with refurbishing rather than replacing.
This iteration of the sharing economy is a burgeoning one in the U.S. - especially among the 83.1 million Millennial consumers who are environmentally minded and see...
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