The European Union is funding a new project to harness fashion industry collaborations and technology to create circular fashion. Under the ‘New Cotton Project,’ a consortium of brands, manufacturers, suppliers, innovators and research institutes will be tasked with proving that circular, sustainable […]

S&P Global has named Kohl's to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for the third year in a row. This recognition signifies the retailer's commitment to sustainability performance, as well as environmental, social and governance goals. The DJSI is one of the first global sustainability benchmarks, […]

Saks Fifth Avenue has debuted its iconic holiday window display at its New York flagship for the 2020 season. The retailer's Fifth Avenue installation takes a more theatrical approach this year: a ten-story-tall light show with a reimagined, one-of-a-kind event concept called "Saks Lights Up Fifth Avenue." […]

Hanes has announced the donation of close to 1.3 million face masks and socks, ahead of Giving Tuesday next week. The apparel brand hopes to encourage its consumers to join in its initiatives to help others. The brand said that it has supported around 400 organizations fighting homelessness in all 50 […]

Balenciaga is set to reveal next season’s collection via a video game. On December 6 the Kering group brand will unveil the autumn 2021 collection through a futuristic video game set in 2031. Called ‘Afterworld: The Age of Tomorrow’, the idea to focus on ‘pixels’ comes as Creative Director Demna Gvasalia […]

The UK leaving the EU without a deal could result in the loss of 127,000 jobs in the textile and clothing (T&C) industry, new research suggests. According to a new study, commissioned by the European Apparel and Textile Confederation (Euratex) with the University of Leuven in Belgium, a no-deal Brexit […]

For some brands and retailers, Black Friday is all about slashing prices and offering major discounts, for 2020, several brands are protesting the annual discounting event in favour of charity drives. Black Friday 2020 this year falls on November 27 and, while for some brands it offers an opportunity […]

The H&M Group’s outlet concept, Afound, which launched in June 2018, now also offers a range of beauty products, giving existing and new customers the chance to “find their favorite products at a great price”. Initially, 1,000 articles have been selected within categories such as makeup, fragrance, […]

The sportswear company Respect Your Universe (RYU) has signed a three-year cooperation agreement with 'Canada Skateboard' for high-performance sportswear. RYU has committed to providing Canada Skateboard's competitive athletes - including those representing Canada at the Olympics - with scientifically […]

In yet another example of its commitment to moving towards a more inclusive fashion industry, and especially in the defense and visibility of the LGBTQ + collective, the American multinational VF Corporation and FashionUnited have joined together in the organization of an online event titled 'Grow Your […]

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