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Sustainability

&SONS

&SONS opens first store in Cheltenham

Vintage Americana and workwear inspired British menswear brand &SONS has just opened its first ever “experiential” concept store at 60 Clarence Street in Cheltenham, called The &SONS Trading Post, and if the concept works then more stores are planned for the UK, US and Europe.
Dylon

DYLON Dyes to relaunch ‘Re-Dye Don’t Re-Buy’ initiative

Fabric dyeing brand DYLON Dyes has today announced that it will relaunch its ‘Re-Dye Don’t Re-Buy’ initiative this Autumn and Winter to further the company’s mission to help the textile industry lower its carbon emissions.
CARAVANA

CARAVANA eyes global growth following the backing of Cho Ventures

CARAVANA, the Mexican artisanal brand inspired by the ancient Maya culture, is eyeing global growth having received backing from purpose-driven private investment office Cho Ventures.

Selfridges launches RESELLFRIDGES: THE WEDDING offering pre-loved outfits for brides, grooms...

Selfridges is offering brides, grooms and wedding guests the chance to pick up one-of-a-kind pre-loved and vintage wedding outfits and accessories at its RESELLFRIDGES: THE WEDDING pop-up at its Oxford Street flagship and online.
John Tavaria - InPost CEO

Fashion discounts incentive for donated clothes spearhead new InPost and Yellow...

Leading out-of-home and ecommerce delivery company InPost has today announced a new partnership with sustainable fashion trailblazer Yellow Octopus Group, which aims to offer consumers a more convenient and greener way of donating and recycling clothes.
Dunno Soho

New vintage fashion and streetwear store Dunno Curated opens in Soho

A new independent vintage fashion and streetwear store called Dunno Curated has opened its doors for the first time today at 8 Berwick Street in London’s Soho.
Change Makers Prize

British Fashion Council announces nominees for BFC Changemakers Prize

The British Fashion Council has announced the nominees for the recently launched BFC Changemakers Prize, a new project which aims to discover and celebrate individuals within the fashion industry who are making outstanding contributions and striving for positive change.
Crocs

Crocs reports record second quarter revenue and commits to Net Zero...

Casual footwear brand Crocs has reported record second quarter revenues, reaching $640.8m, an increase of 93.3% compared to the same period in 2020.
GIORGIO ARMANI

Giorgio Armani to reduce GHG emissions 50% by 2030

The Armani Group has announced its aim to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 50% by 2030, approved by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) in Milan.
Vegan

Vegan marketplace receives £400,000 investment

Online vegan fashion marketplace, Immaculate Vegan Ltd., has successfully raised its first round of investment, securing £400,000 from a number of leading investors, including an award-winning angel investment fund.
Lone Design Club

Lone Design Club launches new rental offering with Hirestreet

Lone Design Club has announced it is to continue their support for independent and sustainable fashion brands by introducing rental into their offering, in partnership with platform HireStreet.

Sustainable department store Know the Origin opens pop-up at Angel Central

Sustainability-focused department store, Know the Origin, has opened its a pop-up and first zero-waste store at community-led retail and leisure destination Angel Central.

Adidas and Stella McCartney unveil Stellashine collection

Adidas and Stella McCartney have unveiled its new Stellashine line, described as "a reimagining of workout wardrobe staples".

In Depth: the repair renaissance

In the classic British sitcom, Only Fools and Horses, the ever-sharp Trigger claims that he’s had his road sweeper's broom for 20 years. He goes onto say that the broom has had 17 new heads and 14 new handles. "How can it be the same bloody broom then?" asks Sid, the cafe owner. Trigger produces a picture of him and his broom and asks: "what more proof do you need?”.
H&M kids

H&M ­­launches campaign to spotlight young environmental, social and civic role...

Earlier this spring, H&M launched a global initiative to find and empower kids who are role models - making progress on social equality, sustainability and education. Now, H&M aims to spotlight these kids' efforts, create awareness about how the broader community can join the children's causes and provide additional support with a donation to UNICEF.
Onloan

Renting your clothes is not worse for the planet than throwing...

A recent study from LUT University in Finland has hit the headlines for its claims that fashion rental, which has boomed in the UK since the pandemic, is in fact worse for the planet than buying clothes and throwing them away.
Superdry co-founder Julian Dunkerton

​Superdry CEO Julian Dunkerton wins Organic Ambassador status at BOOM Awards...

Superdry Co-Founder and CEO Julian Dunkerton has been awarded Organic Ambassador status at The Soil Association's Best of Organic Market (BOOM) awards.
LINDBERG

Kering Eyewear acquires Danish luxury eyewear brand Lindberg

Kering Eyewear and the Lindberg family have signed an agreement for Kering Eyewear to acquire 100% of the share capital of Lindberg.
Rotaro

Rental platform Rotaro partners with Airbnb for sustainable pop-up fashion experiences

Clothing rental platform Rotaro has partnered up with Airbnb to launch a series of sustainable fashion experiences at a pop-up store in Carnaby Street, with all proceeds going to the charity Protect Earth.
Harrods // My Wardrobe HQ

In Pictures: Harrods launches fashion rental service with My Wardrobe HQ

Harrods has announced it is to launch a new fashion rental service in partnership with My Wardrobe HQ, the first of its kind from the department store.