Fast fashion: Britons to buy 50m ‘throwaway outfits’ this summer

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    Survey finds holiday clothing is biggest extravagance, with consumers set to spend £700mBritons will spend £2.7bn this summer on more than 50m summer outfits that will be worn only once, a poll reveals.By far the biggest extravagance is new clothing for holidays, where consumers splash out more than £700m on 11m items bought for the trip which will never be worn again, according to research carried out by Censuswide for the charity Barnardo’s. Continue reading…