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Sustainability

Frugi

True acquires majority stake in ethical kidswear brand Frugi

Private equity house True has acquired a majority stake in ethical baby, kids and maternity brand Frugi and former executive board director of Superdry and...
Sustainable

Can “fashion” ever be “sustainable”?

Fashion, in its nature, isn’t logical. Before things are broken or unusable we move onto consuming the next item all under the umbrella of...
DVF AW18

Diane Von Furstenberg bans mohair after disturbing PETA exposé

New York-based designer Diane Von Furstenberg has banned mohair from her global brand's future collections after an exposé by animal rights organisation PETA revealed...
Worn Again Technologies

Worn Again Technologies receives £5m to advance its trail-blazing polymer recycling...

London-based Worn Again Technologies has received a £5m cash injection from a raft of investors, including global fashion giant H&M, to advance its trail-blazing...
adidas

Adidas pledges to use only recycled plastics by 2024

Global sportswear giant adidas has pledged to switch to using only recycled polyester in its products over the next six years.The company is already...
Shoes by Shaherazad

Fledgling shoe brand Shoes by Shaherazad wins Exporter of the Year...

A two-year old footwear brand, founded by Birmingham businesswoman Shaherazad Umbreen, has been named Exporter of the Year at the National Best New Business Awards...
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...