The Duchess of Sussex was the surprise guest at The Fashion Awards 2018, shining a light on British talent globally, to present the designer of her wedding dress, Clare Waight Keller of Givenchy, with the coveted British Womenswear Designer of the Year award. Wearing a black Givenchy gown, the Duchess […]

At COP24 in Katowice, Poland, Burberry announced its partnership with Un Climate Change to launch Fashion Industry Charter for Climate Change. The company said that this charter aims to drive change across the fashion industry with an initial goal of reducing aggregate greenhouse gas emissions by 30 […]

Can the biggest players in the fashion industry unite to stop global warming? The United Nations thinks so. During a conference in Katowice, Poland, UN Climate Change has announced the launch of the Fashion Industry Charter for Climate Action, a series of targets with the aim to reduce greenhouse gas […]

The mohair industry remains in hot water as yet another fashion brand decides to ban the material from its future collections. French casual label Lacoste has joined a list of over 300 apparel companies pledging to no longer use mohair after a video expose from PETA depicted animal cruelty in angora […]

Yoox, part of the Yoox Net-a-Porter group, has introduced a new feature targeting millennials, an AI-powered virtual styling suite that is designed to help customers explore the Yoox catalogue in a new interactive and engaging way. Conceived and designed by the Yoox research and development team, the […]

Streetwear and sportswear retailer Footasylum has revealed that through working with artificial intelligence (AI) company Peak on a new email campaign, it has managed to increase email revenue by 28 percent. The AI technology helped Footasylum create “hyper-personalised marketing communications” by […]

Kering wants to boost Chinese startups with the potential to bring a positive environmental and social impact to the apparel and textile industries. Together with startup accelerator Plug and Play, the luxury conglomerate is launching the Kering Sustainable Innovation Award, offering mentorship and […]

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (Peta) has launched a new Christmas campaign featuring actress Penelope Cruz to urge shoppers to ditch fur this festive season. Oscar-winning actress Cruz, who previously appeared in an anti-fur ad for Peta US in 2012, is shown cradling a ginger cat alongside […]

The British Fashion Council has teamed up with Adidas Originals and David Beckham to launch a new creative partnership called Makerlab Presents: Here to Create. The initiative sees Beckham uniting his long standing partnership with Adidas Originals, with his role as Ambassadorial President at the BFC […]

British fashion designer Kim Jones, who is the menswear artistic director of Dior, is to be honoured as a fashion industry Trailblazer at this year’s Fashion Awards, taking place tonight, December 10 at the Royal Albert Hall in London. The Trailblazer Award, which is new for 2018, aims to recognise […]

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