The Clothing Rental App That Wants To End Fast Fashion

Some of the ByRotation team, with founder Eshita Kabra (back right) BYROTATION Brits purchase more clothing than any other European country, spending £2.7 billion ($3.5 billion) on fashion that they only wear once. The founder of a fashion technology company called By Rotation is hoping to change consumer habits, and help the planet to boot. UK-based, India-born and Singapore-raised Eshita Kabra came up with the idea when she was planning her honeymoon. “I turned to social media for ideas on what to wear, and always saw influencers on social media wearing beautiful clothing –…

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Clothing brand Hush sees rapid growth in backlash against fast fashion

 Hush started out selling pyjamas and cardigans but now covers all wardrobe bases. Photograph: Hush PrettyLittleThing and Missguided have hit the big time selling £5 dresses and £1 bikinis to the youth market but another online British brand, Hush, is expanding rapidly in a backlash against fast fashion. Sales at London-based Hush, which is run by a husband and wife team, jumped 35% last year to more than £40m as its jumpsuits and dresses found an audience among women aged 35 to 45 who, it says, “like fashion but are not a slave to…

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Kim Kardashian’s love-hate relationship with fast fashion, explained

Kim Kardashian has the power to turn just about anything into a trend. Her Instagram posts to her 128 million followers about waist training helped bring back the outdated product. Her makeup routine turned contouring into a lucrative global beauty category. Her role as a Yeezy muse helped make her husband Kanye West’s fashion line as covetable as many legacy brands, and her cachet revived the once-sleepy French fashion house Balmain. She can even drive trends in the gaming world; her video game, Kim Kardashian: Hollywood, debuted in June 2014 and made more than $70 million its first…

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Best detox drinks to lose weight fast, try green tea, mint, honey and more

When trying to lose weight, we should not only rely on certain types of diets and exercise routines, but also detox liquids. Though a good diet is imperative for weight loss, it is essential you include detox drinks to make it more effective. Detox drinks are excellent for digestion, and if your digestion is good, then your weight loss journey will be easier. By definition, detox drinks help in flushing out toxins from the body and boost the body’s metabolism. We tell you three home-made detox drinks that you can start having right away.…

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AI Is Fast Disrupting The Travel Industry. Here’s How.

Be it cutting edge innovations in healthcare or improving predictive analysis across different businesses, AI and machine learning have become the catalysts driving transformation across industries. Travel industry has followed the suit and is not much far behind when it comes to the adoption of these emerging technologies. From recommendation, to forecasting, to personalised assistance, AI has seen varied applications in travel industry and its ancillaries. The travel brands are extensively using AI technologies like ML and NLP to boost customer experience.  These companies are mining the customer data and…

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Beware! Excessive Boozing May Make You Age Fast, Warn Experts

Lots have been said and researched about the harmful effects of excessive alcohol consumption by experts from across the globe. Regular alcohol consumption poses a severe threat to our health and may also make one susceptible to depression. A recently published study links excessive boozing with accelerated ageing. Experts from the Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine have found a link between heavy drinking and ageing. It was found that patients who consumed excessive alcohol in their adult life showed reduction in the length of their Telomeres – a marker…

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Another Reason to Never Eat Fast Food Again (That Has Nothing to Do With Fat)

Add this to the list of reasons a drive-thru meal isn’t good for you: the paper it comes packaged in may contain chemicals linked to serious health problems, according to a new study. The Silent Spring Institute, the Environmental Working Group (EWG), and the Green Science Policy Institute teamed up with researchers at the University of Notre Dame and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to analyze more than 400 wrappers and containers from 27 fast-food chains throughout the country. About half the wrappers tested contained flourine, a marker for fluoridated compounds known as per- and polyfluoroalkyl…

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The Shocking Story of Toxic Fast Food Packaging and Its Cancer Risks

As much convenient as fast food is to quickly take care of the hunger pangs when they kick in (besides these foods also being lip-smacking and delicious) they are not at all good for our health in the long run. Sure, we all love those greasy burgers, crunchy fries, salted snacks, and packaged treats, but the fact is that can do severe harm to our body if we are not careful. Even when you head to the supermarket, you shouldn’t just pick up anything and everything. The practice of reading…

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Fast Food Options for People with Diabetes

It is important for people suffering from diabetes to be selective while picking up fast food items to munch on, says an expert. Amarjeet Singh Bhatia – Chief Medical Officer at Doctor Insta (a telehealth app), lists some fast food picks for diabetics: 1. Pizza- Pizza is one of the best choices for people suffering from diabetes. Just make sure that you order a tortilla and top it with vegetables rather than extra cheese and high fat toppings. 2. Burgers- Instead of burgers with double or triple patties, go for…

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What a ripped guy would eat at every fast food restaurant ever

No one thinks fast food is healthy. Whether it’s for convenience or cravings, though, sometimes the drive-thru is unavoidable. You can definitely hit Micky D’s without wrecking your six pack, but most of the mouth-watering options your eyes (and stomach) gravitate toward will set you back a few days. And even some of the healthier options at most places are packed with sodium which can add to water retention and bloating, points out New York-based nutritionist Jessica Cording, R.D. Rather than rolling up and trying to guess what you think is…

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