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Graduate Fashion Foundation returns to LFW to showcase six emerging designers

Graduate Fashion Foundation has confirmed it return for the fourth season this February to London Fashion Week, working in collaboration with Visualist to further elevate
Online returns

Lockdown restrictions fuelling returns “ticking time bomb”

Lockdown restrictions are fuelling a returns “ticking time bomb” with UK shoppers thought to be sitting on a potential £2.4 billion of unreturned goods bought online, new research by locker network InPost suggests.
The Wool Lab Woolmark

The Woolmark Company launches digital sourcing platform

The Woolmark Company has just launched an online platform for its respected fabric and yarn sourcing guide, called The Wool Lab Digital, for the first time in this its 10th anniversary year.
Moose Knuckles

Moose Knuckles appoints former Tom Ford and Burberry designer Joseph McGee

Canadian outerwear brand Moose Knuckles has appointed former Tom Ford and Burberry designer Joseph McGee as its new Vice President of Women’s Design.
Living Low Velocity

Boardsports brand Globe announces Low Velocity sustainability plan

Boardsports heritage brand Globe has announced its sustainability plan, motivated by a desire to address the increasingly excessive production and waste of apparel in the
Vans // Opening Ceremony

Vans and Opening Ceremony launch first global clothing, footwear and accessories...

Global footwear brand Vans and Opening Ceremony have confirmed they will reunite to debut the first global collection of footwear, apparel and accessories released by
Mango John Lewis

John Lewis unveils new fashion roster to “cater for shift in...

John Lewis is bringing together 50 new fashion and beauty brands for the new SS21 season – from start-up independents to high street favourites – to cater for the shift in dress codes and changing shopping habits.
Stella McCartney

Stella McCartney unveils bold Autumn 2021 Collection

Stella McCartney has unveiled its most sustainable collection yet - announcing its Autumn 2021 which features up to 80% eco-friendly materials across clothing, footwear and
Kappa

Kappa launches SS21 #keepPERFORMING social campaign

Italian sportswear brand Kappa has just launched a new social campaign for SS21 called #keepPERFORMING to highlight and promote the brand’s rich sporting history by celebrating performers of all backgrounds – “encouraging the world to keep active.”
Tyl by NatWest Boveda salon

Pandemic fosters greater love for indie clothing and beauty stores

UK shoppers spent an estimated £7.2bn with local independent businesses in 2020, as the Coronavirus pandemic fostered a locally conscious consumer base, new data from SME payments service Tyl by NatWest shows.
Kurt Geiger

Kurt Geiger posts record pre-pandemic profits

Profits at Kurt Geiger hit record heights in the year to 1 February 2020 - with company sales up 3.7% to £347m – prior to the emergence of the Coronavirus pandemic.
Marc Lovett

Obituary: jeanswear veteran Marc Lovett

Jeanswear industry veteran Marcus “Marc” Lovett, who worked in the sector for about 50 years, died on 31 January of heart-related illness. He was 84.
BFC NEWGEN TikTok

BFC partners with TikTok for NEWGEN talent scheme

The British Fashion Council has announced TikTok, the social media application for short-form videos, as principal partner of its talent identification scheme, NEWGEN. NEWGEN is
Showroom Canada

Canadian fashion brands to stage digital showroom during London Fashion Week

The High Commission of Canada in the UK in partnership with the Toronto Fashion Incubator, the Department of Canadian Heritage, and the Canadian Apparel Federation will be staging a digital showroom featuring a selection of some of Canada’s most exciting fashion design talent during London Fashion Week.
WEEKDAY

WEEKDAY launches 100% post-consumer waste jeans

H&M Group brand WEEKDAY has introduced a limited-edition version of its Rowe Jeans, using 100% post-consumer waste to make a completely recyclable, breathable cotton
Mark Bage

The interview: Mark Bage, CEO of Not Studio and Founder of...

Ex-Coggles CEO Mark Bage has launched a premium sneaker platform called Sneak in Peace after spotting a gap in the market for people who want premium sneakers from some of the finest designers and brands in the world - curated with a real eye for every detail.
PrettyLittleThing

PrettyLittleThing taps in to ‘his and hers’ trend with unisex hoodies

PrettyLittleThing has released a new range of unisex hoodies in a bid to capitalise on the ‘his and hers’ opportunity this Valentines Day.
Anna Guerin The Landskein

The Interview: Anna Guerin, founder and Creative Director, The Landskein

With recent press coverage including a double-page spread in The Irish Times pre-Christmas, and HELLO! Magazine in recent weeks – shot on actress Sophie Anderton, who now lives in a stately home in Wicklow, Ireland, The Landskein is a new contemporary women’s tailoring brand.
Neil Barrett x Penfield

Penfield collaborates with Neil Barrett for AW21

US outdoor brand Penfield, which was recently acquired by UK-based global licensing specialists Brand Machine Group, is collaborating with British designer Neil Barrett on a limited capsule collection for AW21.
Nike FlyEase

Nike unveils first fully hands-free shoe

Sportswear brand Nike has unveiled a laceless Go FlyEase trainers, which the wearer can slip on without bending down. Using a bistable hinge, the Nike