Fashion

Highlights: Milan fashion week men's AW21

Despite the ongoing lockdowns, the Men’s edition of Milan Fashion Week returned with a mix of physical shows and digitally presented collections. Designers have rapidly adapted to new formats, bringing collections inspired by changing lifestyles of their consumers. Fendi Indoor dressing, sleepwear inspirations and comfort loungewear styles were...

Jan 22, 2021

Fashion

Will linen conquer the fashion industry?

Will we all be dressed in linen for the next few seasons? According to a recent report from the search engine Tagwalk and the European Flax and Hemp Confederation (EFCL), that could just be the case. In December, Alexandra Van Houtte, founder of Tagwalk, spoke during a webinar organized by the EFCL. There she promoted this European fiber and...

Jan 22, 2021

Business INTERVIEW

Why Salomon is going forward with shoe factory 4.0 in Europe after Adidas failed

The future of manufacturing is digital and fully automated: In September 2020, the foundation stone was laid of the new, fully automated shoe factory 4.0 of Salomon, Millet and Babolat in France. In Ardoix, France, in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region, the first fully automated shoe with digitally controlled, intelligent production is being built....

Jan 22, 2021

Business

Biden's Inauguration reaffirms commitment to diverse, purpose-driven American brands

Joe Biden’s inauguration as the 46th President of the United States was full with symbolism. The sartorial choices of President Biden, first lady Dr. Jill Biden, Vice President Kamala Harris and second gentleman Douglas Emhoff have been seen by experts as a renewed commitment to those brands that are purpose-driven, diverse and quintessentially...

Jan 21, 2021

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