Vintage fashion and Instagram: how in Malaysia the app has changed the way millennials and Gen Z look at second-hand clothes and thrifting
“Thanks, it’s vintage,” may prompt squeals of delight and intakes of breath elsewhere in the world, but in Malaysia, that’s not always been the case.Until recently, the country’s relatively young economy has been obsessed with the “new new”, international labels and logomania.Now there’s been a mini-earthquake thanks to Instagram.The image-sharing platform has been widely credited all over the world for a certain democratising of fashion, showing luxury brands next to high-street labels, and…

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