London - One day after designer Stella McCartney questioned the fashion industry continued use of leather and fur, as imitation skins "looks so good" they "genuinely pose a question to the industry about why anyone needs to use leather any more" at Paris Fashion Week, comes news of Switzerland's decision […]

Japanese retailer Uniqlo has published a list of its 146 core supplier factories, which spans across seven countries in Asia, following pressure from campaign group War on Want, which exposed the fashion brand’s abuse of Chinese garment workers uncovered by Hong Kong-based partner Student and Scholars […]

New York - As reported earlier this week by FashionUnited, BCBG filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in an attempt to recover their financial losses. Now, Bloomberg has reported that the company has received a bankruptcy loan as they are plotting their asset sale. The fashion house received court permission […]

Demand for puffa jackets hasn't waned, as bumper sales figures from Moncler reveal. Moncler, originally the French purveyor of the down jacket, saw its net profits rise 17 percent reaching over 1 billion dollars in sales. The now Italian-owned business saw earnings in the 12 months ending 31st December […]

A federal court in Chicago has awarded outerwear and lifestyle brand Moose Knuckles 52 million dollars in damages against 26 China-based defendants who were each found to be operating rogue Moose Knuckles websites and selling counterfeits of Moose Knuckles apparel and accessories. The Canadian-based […]

Outdoor clothing brand Patagonia and Swiss textile technology business HeiQ have announced a strategic partnership to explore new ways to create sustainable textile finishing technology to achieve breathable and durable water repellence (DWR). Recently awarded the Accenture Strategy Award for Circular […]

Boohoo acquired Nasty Gal after the e-tailer turned to bankruptcy. After weeks of contemplating the fate of the vintage brand, Boohoo has confirmed that Nasty Gal will remain as its own brand in Los Angeles. The Manchester-based online retailer confirmed its purchase of the company on Tuesday, February […]

BCBG Max Azria is the latest in a list of retailers that have succumbed to financial struggles. Recently, the company has considered downsizing and shutting down most of its locations this year. The fashion house has about 200 operating stores currently that are set to close. According to Reuters, the […]




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