the rag trade

noun

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chiefly British, informal
: the business of designing, making, and selling clothes : the fashion industry

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“The rag trade.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20rag%20trade. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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