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Sustainability

Infinited Fibre

Adidas and BESTSELLER join H&M to raise €30m for Infinited Fiber...

Finland-based circular fashion and textile technology group Infinited Fiber Company has secured investments of €30m (£25.7m) in its latest financing round, with Adidas and BESTSELLER’S Invest FWD A/S investment arm for sustainable fashion among the new investors, joining existing and lead investor of the new round H&M Group.
Allbirds Apparel

Allbirds announces ambitious new sustainability commitments

Allbirds has announced 10 new ambitious sustainability commitments, featuring some of the most science-based sustainability goals the footwear and apparel industries have ever seen.
Handbag Clinic

Open for Vintage partners Handbag Clinic for repair and restore service

Luxury vintage marketplace Open for Vintage is partnering with restoration and repair business Handbag Clinic “to strengthen and expand its circular offering”.

ACS Clothing raises £2.5m of new equity amid resale and rental...

ACS Clothing, the UK's largest resale and rental fulfilment facility, has raised £2.5m of new equity from its main shareholder Industrial Lending, managed by BOOST & Co.

Mary Portas joins call for government to force brands to label...

Fashion retail tzar and broadcaster Mary Portas has today joined forces with 40 health experts and cross-party politicians calling for the government to force fashion brands to label how much plastic their clothing contains.

Vans partners Discovery on collection to benefit Project CAT

Vans has joined forces with American television company Discovery, Inc., which operates Animal Planet and the Discovery Channel among others, on a line of footwear, apparel and accessories to benefit Project CAT, Discovery’s effort to join the mission to double the world’s wild tiger population.
Moose Knuckles

Moose Knuckles latest to go fur-free with new sustainability programme

Canadian luxury outerwear brand Moose Knuckles is the latest fashion company to announce it is ending all production with natural fur, though it won’t be doing so until the end of 2022.
Christopher Raeburn

Christopher Raeburn to launch East London community design lab

Christopher Raeburn, founder of RÆBURN and Global Creative Director of Timberland, is to design and produce a new creative hub and design lab in London's East Village, Stratford.
South Molton Street

Grosvenor joins Race to Zero initiative to reduce carbon emissions

Landlord Grosvenor Britain & Ireland has joined the Race to Zero initiative, a global campaign backed by the UN to build momentum around the shift to a decarbonised economy ahead of COP26 in November 2021.
ecommerce returns

ZigZag partners with Give Back Box to redirect landfill-bound clothes to...

ZigZag Global, the platform that gives retailers the chance to turn their returns policy into a business game-changer, today announced a new partnership with Give Back Box, an organisation that enables retailers to send returning items straight to charity.
Stella McCartney fur free

Celebrities join Stella McCartney and Humane Society campaign to end fur...

A host of celebrities and influencers from the world of music, film, fashion and photography have joined forces with British designer Stella McCartney and animal protection organisation Humane Society International to call for a global end to fur cruelty.
UNIQLO

UNIQLO partners with birdwatching collective for people of colour to launch...

UNIQLO, the Japanese global apparel retailer, has today announced a partnership with Flock Together, a birdwatching collective for people of colour, as the brand launches its new AIRism Spring/Summer 2021 collection.
Ralph Lauren

Ralph Lauren incorporates sustainability and innovation into the new Wimbledon collection

Ralph Lauren is marking its 16th year as "Official Outfitter" of the Wimbledon tennis championship, which gets underway in South West London on 28 June, with a new collection imbued with bold colours and graphic elements, along with innovative and sustainable materials.
BadHero

ISAWITFIRST launches BadHero sunglasses to feature on Love Island 2021

To coincide with the launch of the latest Love Island show on ITV2 on Monday 28 June, ISAWITFIRST has launched a new sunglasses brand, BadHero.
Canada goose

Canada Goose to end the use of fur in “momentous step”...

In a "momentous step" for the anti-fur movement, Canadian outerwear giant Canada Goose has said it will end the manufacture of products containing fur by the end of 2022.
A.P.C. bags

A.P.C. launches new recyclable packaging initiative

French fashion brand A.P.C. has announced it is to launch a new packaging initiative, introducing new tote bags and pouches made out of recyclable polyester.
Ceanne Fernandes Wong

COCOON completes new round of investment with backers including Kering

COCOON, the subscription rental service for luxury handbags, has announced the successful completion of a new round of investment, with new investors including global luxury group Kering.
Reformation

Reformation to open flagship store in Covent Garden

Sustainable fashion brand Reformation has agreed terms to open a new London flagship store at 27 King Street in Covent Garden through landlord Capco.
Celtic & Co

Celtic & Co. to move to new HQ to support strong...

Celtic & Co., the Cornish, digital first retailer of ethically sourced, natural and sustainable knitwear, footwear and outerwear, has signed the lease on new premises to support its strong sales growth.
Nola

Buying and design duo launch sustainable bridesmaid brand Nola

Best friends and buying and design duo Abigail Heinimann and Sophia Munro have unveiled a new bridesmaid brand, Nola, that challenges the one-wear mindset of bridesmaid attire.