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Sustainability

Emiko Studios

Sustainable genderless kidswear brand launches to combat fast fashion

Manchester based sustainable kidswear brand, Emiko Studios, has released its first genderless collection, producing items based on custom orders with natural fibres. The company was
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Superdry accelerates organic cotton strategy

Superdry has announced it will accelerate its organic cotton targets by five years, which will see all of its pure cotton garments produced entirely from

Stella McCartney unveils the world’s first garments made from Mylo mushroom...

Stella McCartney has become the first luxury house in the world to create garments from Mylo™️ by Bolt Threads – a vegan, sustainable, animal-free leather alternative made from mycelium, the renewable underground root system of fungi.
Scotch & Soda

Scotch & Soda reveals new brand identity and accelerates global expansion...

Amsterdam-born fashion brand Scotch & Soda has today launched its new brand identity whilst announcing the expansion of its store network by opening 15 new

Ex-Warehouse trio launch new sustainable womenswear brand Albaray

Three former Warehouse executives, Paula Stewart, Karen Peacock and Kirstie Di Stazio, have joined forces to launch a brand new sustainable womenswear brand called Albaray at the beginning of April, 2021.
Fashion industry retail

MPs call for garment trade adjudicator to stamp out labour abuses

The Government should consider a compulsory garment trade adjudicator following the failure of voluntary initiatives to stamp out labour abuses in the UK fashion industry, MPs have urged.
Ugg Plant Power

UGG debuts collection made with carbon-neutral plant-based materials

Footwear brand Ugg, part of Deckers Brands, has announced a genderless Plant Power Collection, made from carbon-neutral plant-based materials. Building on the brand's sustainability platform launched

Belstaff launches collaboration denim collection with Blackhorse Lane Ateliers

Belstaff is today launching a new capsule men’s and women’s denim collection on www.belstaff.co.uk with East London selvedge denim makers Blackhorse Lane Ateliers.
Quiksilver recycled bottle

Quiksilver unveils fleece collection made entirely from plastic bottles and recycled...

Quiksilver has unveiled a new sustainable fleece collection as part of the brand’s Made Better environmental commitments to create products that make as little impact as possible on the planet.
Tommy Hilfiger Circular Denim

Tommy Hilfiger partners with Ellen Macarthur Foundation for first circular denim...

PVH Corp. owned Tommy Hilfiger has announced the launch of its first Jeans Redesign garments, made to be more durable and recyclable. Guided by
Mahmud Kamani Boohoo

Boohoo should link bosses’ bonuses with workers rights and sustainability improvements,...

Boohoo should link a bonus scheme in place for senior executives to achievement of its pledges on workers' rights and environmental sustainability, MPs have said in a letter to its executive chairman Mahmud Kamani.
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Kering takes stake in luxury resale platform Vestiaire Collective

Kering, the Paris-based luxury conglomerate, has taken a circa 5% stake in Vestiaire Collective as part of a €178m financing round for the luxury resale platform.
Cashmere Goats John Lewis

John Lewis to fund sustainable cashmere programme in Inner Mongolia

John Lewis is funding a three-year programme run by the Sustainable Fibre Alliance (SFA), to support the expansion of the its new Cashmere Standard from Mongolia to the Inner Mongolia region of China. 
Allbirds Plant Leather

Allbirds unveils world’s first 100% natural plant-based leather alternative

San Francisco based footwear and apparel company, Allbirds, has unveiled Plant Leather – the world’s first 100% natural plant-based leather alternative. The leather alternative is
British Fashion Council

British Fashion Council to address sustainability at Expo 2020 Dubai

British Fashion Council's CEO Caroline Rush is one of the headline speakers announced for a program of events exploring the future of fashion and retail,
Humane Society

British stars call on Boris to ban UK fur sales

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has received an open letter signed by 50 of Britain’s biggest stars in support of the #FurFreeBritain campaign asking him to implement a UK ban on the sale of real fur.

Vanish and BFC reveal “Rewear Edit” highlighting 350,000 tonnes of discarded...

Garment care brand Vanish has partnered with the British Fashion Council (BFC) during London Fashion Week (LFW) to put together a fashion shoot called “Rewear Edit” only using discarded clothing – raising awareness of 350,000 tonnes of clothing that go to landfill in the UK each year.
MY Wardrobe HQ and Belstaff

LFW panel talk: My Wardrobe HQ and Belstaff men’s luxury rental...

Chair of My Wardrobe HQ, Jane Shepherdson, hosted a panel talk this morning on the launch of its first ever foray in to men’s luxury rental – with iconic British brand Belstaff – as part of day one of the London Fashion Week
James Norton in Belstaff

My Wardrobe HQ launches menswear rental service with Belstaff

As part of the start of London Fashion Week this morning, Belstaff launched its first ever luxury menswear rental offering with My Wardrobe HQ, featuring a range of Belstaff’s “Icons” including the "Trialmaster" and "Racemaster" jackets.
Stella McCartney Kids

Stella McCartney signs global kidswear licensing deal with Simonetta

Stella McCartney has today announced a new long-term worldwide licensing partnership with Simonetta, a leading Italian childrenswear company, starting from SS22.