Oxfam wants us to give up shopping for a month. Stella Tennant has taken the pledge. Will you?

However much you love fashion, it's got some ugly features. In addition to being one of the most polluting industries in the world, it's also one of the most wasteful. In the UK, some 11m items of clothing end up in landfill each week. The culture of single-use clothing is disgustingly high: a report by the charity Barnado's found that Britons would purchase more than 50m outfits this summer that would only be worn once before being discarded.

In an effort to

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