The average woman in the UK is plus size (UK 16/EU 44), but she is woefully underserved. Forecast to account for 22 percent of the UK clothing market in 2022, the plus-size market is growing at a significantly faster rate than the rest of the fashion market. It is forecast to grow at a pace of 5-6 percent […]

The year 2019 started with sportswear brands taking the lead and presenting recyclable and eco-friendly products. In the spring and throughout the year, denim companies upped their game and came out with responsible ways of producing one of the industry’s most wasteful products. The summer saw brands, […]

In December, it was heartening to see that brands and retailers are not only thinking about products like clothing and accessories when it comes to sustainability but also product packaging, fabric and other recycling, powering stores and offices with renewable energies and involving consumers every […]

Kering-owned French luxury label Saint Laurent has plans to open a new manufacturing site for handbags and wallets outside of Florence. Francesca Bellettini, president and CEO of Gucci, told reporters that Gucci would be moving 340 workers to a new 29,000-square-foot site in Scandicci in addition to […]

Cartier is the newest addition to the Tmall Luxury Pavilion - Alibaba's dedicated e-commerce site for luxury brands retailing in China. The luxury jewelry brand will operate a flagship boutique through the Tmall Luxury Pavilion, offering all of its product categories including jewelry, timepieces and […]

Farfetch's New Guards Group, the backer for Virgil Abloh's Off-White, is continuing its acquisition of new brands adding Yoon Ahn and Verbal's jewelry brand Ambush. New Guards Group is looking to grow its portfolio of digital first, streetwear beloved brands. The news was reported by Business of Fashion. […]

My Size, Inc., the developer and creator of smartphone measurement solutions, has announced that the company projects over 20 million size recommendations in 2020 for MySizeID. MySizeID is a size-recommendation tool based on shoppers' personal body measurements, taken with their smartphone sensors without […]

Luxury groups have started the new decade on a high note. In France, LVMH and Hermès recorded their highest stock value this week. The Louis Vuitton group, which is led by Bernard Arnault, recorded a share price of 423.5 euros, then remained around this quota which capitalised the business at 213 billion. […]

The Coach Foundation, the charitable foundation run by Tapestry-owned brand Coach, is donating 100,000 U.S. dollars to the relief efforts for the bushfires in Australia. Its donation amounts to approximately 145,000 Australian dollars and will be made directly to the Australian Red Cross. Tapestry has […]

PVH Corp has announced it will be selling its Speedo North America business to Pentland Group, the parent company of Speedo International, for 170 million US dollars. As part of the transaction, the Speedo brand will be licensed in perpetuity to PVH Corp in North America and the Caribbean. The deal […]

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