Startups looking to promote inclusivity in fashion are invited to apply for the second edition of the Tommy Hilfiger Fashion Frontier Challenge, the global program helping these small fashion enterprises to scale-up their businesses. Two winners will receive 150,000 euros and a year-long mentorship […]

The H&M Group announced this week that it has started to gradually phase out the use of conventional cashmere. The brand shared in a post on its website that it will stop placing orders on the material by the end of 2020 due to the environmental and animal welfare challenges of sourcing cashmere. The […]

Zadig & Voltaire has become the latest brand to say it will stop using animal fur in its collections, Peta France reports. The French fashion label, which currently has more than 300 outlets in over 30 countries globally, confirmed the fur ban in all future collections to animal welfare group People […]

INTERVIEW For autumn/winter 2019, Ana Teixeira de Sousa, founder and creative director of contemporary womenswear label Sophia Kah showcased her effortless sophisticated couture pieces for the modern woman against the rich backdrop of London’s Mark’s Club with its eccentric interior design. Inspired […]

Giorgio Armani has partnered with the Italian Football Federation in a deal which will see the fashion house dressing the country’s national teams for the next four years. The Italian men's, women's, and under-21 national teams will now be wearing the off-field uniforms consisting of a suit, shirt, […]

Instagram has introduced a new ‘checkout’ feature that allows customers to buy items directly within the app. The new feature, which is currently in closed beta for businesses and available to people in the US, is being trialled by more than 20 big name brands, including Adidas, Burberry, H&M, Prada […]

Skechers has been recognized as the "Children’s Brand of the Year" at the 2019 Footwear Industry Awards. The awards ceremony, held by Footwear Today Magazine's publisher Datateam Business Media, celebrates brands, retailers and professionals influencing the footwear market. The median-priced footwear […]

IN PICTURES In a tent in Dubai surrounded by fire-breathers and circus performers, Dior unveiled a 15-piece capsule collection that dug into the house's archive to honour the woman of today. Italian designer Maria Grazia Chiuri, the first woman to lead the legendary French label, and her hallmark feminism […]

French fashion and lifestyle brand Lacoste is paying tribute to artist Keith Haring with a new collection of apparel and accessories for women, men and children featuring his pop-infused designs. Launching on March 27, the Keith Haring collection will feature his Pop Art and graffiti-like designs including […]

Gucci has announced a new initiative to bolster inclusivity with a new fund. The Kering-owned brand has launched Gucci Changemakers, a global program that supports industry change and fosters unity through community action. The news follows an earlier announcement of a long-term diversity and inclusion […]

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