Five organizations have published a joint manifesto calling on EU policymakers to establish tools for a circular fashion system, namely Euratex (European Apparel and Textile Confederation), Federation of the European Sporting Goods Industry (FESI), Global Fashion Agenda (GFA), International Apparel […]

The fashion industry is under enormous pressure to take steps to stem the environmental damage caused by it. Tonnes of used and discarded clothes, shoes and accessories end up in landfills, however, with innovative and creative methods, about 95 percent of this waste could be salvaged, recycled and […]

Global sustainability initiative Fashion for Good, in collaboration with global professional service provider Accenture Strategy, has launched a new report today that for the first time explores the financial viability of circular business models in the fashion industry. “The Future of Circular Fashion: […]

French luxury conglomerate LVMH has announced a partnership with Unesco’s “Man and Biosphere” (MAB) intergovernmental scientific program, which aims to preserve biodiversity around the world by supporting innovative approaches towards economic development. The program operates works closely with 686 […]

American maternity brand Hatch, which has been worn by Meghan Markle, Jessica Alba and Olivia Wilde, has secured 5 million US dollars in Series A funding. The investment round was led by Silas Capital, with participation from M3 Ventures. Billed as a destination and lifestyle brand for women before, […]

PVH Corp, the company behind Calvin Klein and Tommy Hilfiger, has announced a new set of corporate responsibility goals ahead of the Copenhagen Fashion Summit, where CEO Emanuel Chirico is expected to provide more details. Named ‘Forward Fashion’, the new targets are based on three focus areas: reducing […]

Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC), the alliance of apparel, footwear and textile enterprises behind the Higg Index, has decided to spin off its technology division. A for-profit corporation called Higg Co. has been launched to develop the technology behind the sustainability assessment tools offered […]

Victoria’s Secret is “rethinking” its annual fashion show following at least five years of declining viewership, according to a memo sent to employees by Les Wexner, CEO of Victoria’s Secret parent company L Brands, and obtained by the New York Times. Wexner reportedly said that the brand “must evolve […]

British fashion designer Sophie Hulme is closing down her namesake handbag label in December due to health reasons. Hulme announced in a statement on Friday that the company will be selling two final collections and will launch “special projects” that it has been working on before it stops operating […]

BPCM, a fashion, beauty, lifestyle and technology brand strategy and communications agency has launched a Sustainability Division, to address sustainability in a “direct and meaningful way”. The move comes as fully integrated agency BPCM, founded by Carrie Ellen Phillips and Vanessa von Bismarck in […]

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