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Sustainability

Belstaff

Belstaff joins the list of fashion houses to ban fur

British luxury house Belstaff has become the latest big name to join the list of brands and designers to ban real fur from their...
Patrick Grant

Patrick Grant appointed co-chair of The Prince’s Foundation’s Future Textiles steering...

Fashion designer and TV presenter Patrick Grant and leading Scottish textiles manufacturer John Sugden are set to oversee an innovative training programme, based at Dumfries...
Asos

ASOS partners with London College of Fashion on circular fashion pilot

Online fashion giant ASOS is partnering with London College of Fashion's Centre for Sustainable Fashion on a pilot training programme on circular fashion for its...
Sustainability

MPs launch inquiry into the sustainability of the fashion industry

The Environmental Audit Committee has launched an inquiry into the social and environmental impact of "fast fashion" and the wider clothing industry. Led by Mary...
Simply Be

Simply Be debuts new line of sustainable jeans

Simply Be is joining the war on plastic by using recycled plastic bottles to create a new line of sustainable denim. The brand has partnered...
ASOS

ASOS bans sale of products containing silk, feathers, cashmere and more

Online fashion giant ASOS has extended its animal welfare policy to ban the sale of products containing a number of animal-based products from its...
John Lewis

John Lewis trials buy-back scheme for old clothing

John Lewis is incentivising customers to recycle old clothing by offering to buy it back in a pilot scheme it is launching with social...
Stella McCartney

Stella McCartney opens new flagship store on Old Bond Street

Stella McCartney's brand new global flagship store on London's Old Bond Street opened its doors to the public today following an official ribbon-cutting ceremony...
Fur

MPs of all parties back ban on fur imports to the...

MPs from all political parties spoke out against the importing of fur into the UK at a landmark parliamentary debate on the subject yesterday,...
Fur

UK parliament to debate fur import ban today

UK parliament is to debate a ban on importing fur into the UK today, following on from a ban on fur farming in this...
Porter

NET-A-PORTER pledges PORTER will be plastic free as it partners with...

NET-A-PORTER has pledged to make its PORTER magazine global subscriptions plastic free by 2019 as it announces a partnership with Parley for the Oceans...
Pure London

Pure London and Caryn Franklin team up for sustainability campaign

Fashion trade show Pure London and British fashion commentator, activist and Professor of Diversity Caryn Franklin M.B.E. MSc (Psych) MBPsS are joining forces to advance...
Prince Charles BFC

Prince Charles officially opens White City House as he shows support...

HRH The Prince of Wales has had a fashion-packed day. Following a tour of Yoox Net-A-Porter's Tech Hub in White City earlier he went...
QUIZ

QUIZ appoints new ethical compliance manager

Fast fashion brand QUIZ has appointed Natasha Staddon to the position of ethical compliance manager where she will oversee the company’s sustainable supply chain and...
Women for Women International

Interview: Brita Fernandez Schmidt, executive director of Women for Women International...

Brita Fernandez Schmidt is executive director of Women for Women International, which is staging its #sheinspiresme Car Boot Sale fashion fundraising event at the Brewer...
Burberry

Burberry bans fur from catwalk and reviews its use elsewhere in...

British luxury house Burberry looks set to be the next big name in fashion to banish fur having confirmed it has banned it from...
Fashion Revolution

Watch: Fashion Revolution’s new #whomademyclothes video

Fashion Revolution, the global movement which is calling for greater transparency in fashion, has unveiled a beautiful video to encourage consumers to ask brands...
American Apparel

American Apparel is back online globally with a new, inclusive image

American Apparel is back with a global online relaunch and a new, inclusive image and a product range that is focused on "body positivity". Under...
Pure London

Pure London teams up with Common Objective for ethical fashion section...

Contemporary women's and men's trade show Pure London has teamed up with Common Objective, the new online platform launched by the team at the...

Adidas and Reebok top list of most transparent fashion brands

Sportswear giants adidas and Reebok have once again topped Fashion Revolution’s Fashion Transparency Index, which this year also showed an improvement in transparency across the...