UPDATEChanel has become the first luxury fashion house to turn its back on exotic animal pelts such as lizard, crocodile and snake skin, in a move hailed by animal rights groups Tuesday. Its head of fashion Bruno Pavlovsky declared that it "would no longer use exotic skins in our future creations", […]

Japanese fashion brand Uniqlo has been named the World’s Simplest fashion brand in the annual study from Siegel+Gale, which ranks companies who deliver on their promise for simple, clear, and intuitive experiences. For this 2018 study, Siegel+Gale asked more than 15,000 people across nine countries […]

British performance swimwear brand, Maru is partnering with the Sea Life Trust, a global charity dedicated to protecting the world’s oceans and the marine life that lives within them, on a new range of eco swimwear that will help fund projects to reduce ocean plastic waste. Maru, which has set itself […]

Fast fashion giant Zara is launching a makeup line. Set to launch tomorrow, December 5, the collection includes three lip products: a high pigmented matte lipstick called “ultramatte”, which comes in 12 shades; liquid lipsticks available in eight colors; and a “trio set” including an ultramatte lipstick, […]

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The British Fashion Council has announced that British retailer Browns will be sponsoring its NewGen initiative, which offers emerging designers financial support, showcasing opportunities and mentoring. Holli Rogers, chief executive of Browns said in a statement: “We are thrilled to be partnering with […]

The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) has announced a partnership with the Vietnam Textile and Apparel Association (Vitas) to make the sector more environmentally friendly through improving water management and energy sustainability. “Vietnam ranks as the fifth largest exporter of apparel goods in the […]

To achieve key sustainability goals, leading Swedish fashion chains such as H&M, Kappahl, Peak Performance among others, have joined hands with The Sustainable Fashion Academy for the "Swedish textile initiative for climate action" (STICA). Through this initiative, these apparel companies would focus […]

Athletic Propulsion Labs (APL) has unveiled its most sustainable and lightest trainer in partnership with The Woolmark Company, which marks the first technical-knit shoe to hit the global market with the Woolmark certification trademark. Each trainer of APL’s TechLoom Breeze Merino Wool collection, […]

“The champagne corks are popping at PETA”, said the organization’s Director of International Programmes, Mimi Bekhechi, on an email to FashionUnited. The reason? Luxury fashion house Chanel is reported to have banned the use of fur and exotic skins, including crocodile, lizard, snake and stingray, from […]

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