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Market-goers peruse the contents of clothes racks during the Urban Flea Market at The Gateway in Salt Lake City on Sunday, June 11, 2023.

Urban Flea Market: Thrifty Fashion, Flourishing Utah Businesses

By Zach Anderson, Arts Writer June 19, 2023

  Summer is finally in full swing, despite unusual weather here in Utah. Markets and events are popping up all around the country as the weather warms and kids have less to do. One such market...

Display shelves in Vantage in Salt Lake City on April 15, 2023.

Van Wagenen: Protect the Planet … and Look Good Doing It

By Madeline Van Wagenen, Opinion Editor May 26, 2023

  The second you walk into Vantage, you’re greeted with throwback tunes and a wide selection of vintage gear to peruse. Vintage t-shirts line the walls, with shelves and racks full of clothes....

Some of the clothing and decor at Vantage Thrift Store on Dec. 1, 2022.

Self Expression Through Fashion and Thrifting

By Eliza Delgado, Assistant Arts Editor February 13, 2023

  When I was little, I never enjoyed going thrifting. I recall my mom waking me up at the break of dawn to go shopping, telling me we were going to the mall to convince me out of bed. Mind you,...

(Photo by Tembela Bohle | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Mendenhall: Replace Fast Fashion with More Ethical Alternatives

By Addison Mendenhall, Opinion Writer May 13, 2022

  The term “fast fashion” has gained lots of traction in the last few years, but what does it actually mean? Fast fashion consists of fairly cheap “trendy” clothing items that move into...

Forever 21 at City Creek Center, Salt Lake City, Utah on Oct. 5, 2021. (Photo by Xiangyao Axe Tang | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Behind the Fast Fashion Industry: There’s More than Meets the Eye

By Haley Utendorfer, News Writer October 8, 2021

  Founded in 2008, Shein is one of the fast fashion giants, alongside other companies like Romwe and TopShop, that mass produces trendy clothing to market to the masses. They pride themselves...