Tag: clothes

Best women’s clothes sales and fashion deals 2020

Is it just us, or can clothes sales get a little overwhelming at time? One min, you’re scouring the web for fashion deals and the next your knee-deep on page 30, with no sense of what time it is and no feeling left in your mouse hand.

If you know what you’re looking for, the summer sales are an absolute god send. You’re late to the swimwear shopping party: no problem, honey, here’s a fire bikini for half price. You didn’t invest in a summer dress during the last heatwave: don’t worry, there’s def another one coming and now you’ve

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Coronavirus and clothes: How to handle laundry during pandemic

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We know to practice safe social distancing and frequently wash our hands to protect ourselves and our loved ones during the coronavirus pandemic — but how about our clothes?

Though much remains unknown about the novel COVID-19 virus, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) currently states that the viral disease is most frequently transmitted from person to person via respiratory droplets, such as when an infected person coughs or sneezes within about six feet of close contacts.

We know to practice safe social distancing and frequently wash our hands to protect ourselves and our loved ones during the coronavirus pandemic – but how about our clothes?

We know to

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Clothes shop straddling Dutch-Belgian border half-closed by coronavirus

A clothes shop straddling the Dutch-Belgian border found itself half-open and half-shut as the two countries pursued different policies to contain the coronavirus pandemic

The Zeeman store in Dutch Baarle-Nassau, where the border splits streets in half, divided its shop with tape and kept the Dutch side open after Belgium closed all non-essential shops to fight the spread of the virus. 

Dutch shoppers were unable to buy underwear, for example, because the pants and knickers were kept in Baarle-Hertog, on the Belgian side of the border. 

The Netherlands has not closed all non-essential shops but requires them to enforce

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When are department stores reopening and will you be able to try on clothes?

Department stores have re-opened in some parts of the world (Picture: AFP/Getty Images)

The next phase of the easing of the UK’s lockdown measures will see the return of some non-essential retail to the high street, with shops set to open their doors from 15 June.

Boris Johnson announced the measure on Monday, giving the green light to clothes shops and other stores – which have been shut since the end of March – to re-open.

Some retailers have already announced their plans for re-opening – although shopping is likely to be very different for some times with social distancing

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Can I try on clothes at the store? Your COVID-19 questions answered

We’re breaking down what you need to know about the pandemic by answering your questions. You can send us your questions via email at COVID@cbc.ca and we’ll answer as many as we can. We’ll publish a selection of answers every weekday on our website, and we’re also putting some of your questions to the experts on the air during The National and on News Network.  

So far, we’ve received more than 35,000 emails from all corners of the country. Your questions have surprised us, stumped us and got us thinking. 

Can I try on clothes at the store?

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