The North Face collaborates with artist Shantell Martin
Outerwear giant The North Face has unveiled its collaboration with British visual artist Shantell Martin, with the two co-designing a new collection of sportswear and expedition gear. Items take inspiration from archival pieces of the brand’s previous Search and Rescue collection, initially designed for the purpose of search and rescue mountain...
Sep 9, 2021
Colour report: Neons are illuminating fashion's future
Neon lights are often associated with 90s raves, the arts, subculture and ubiquitous storefront signs. They hit peak popularity between 1920 and 1960, when streets were aglow and neons marked a business’s wares and services, everything from clothing at department stores to louche nightclubs in back alleyways. But the colour neon and buzzy...
Aug 20, 2021
Spinnova teams up with outdoor brand The North Face
Sustainable textile material company Spinnova is teaming up with outdoor apparel giant The North Face. Spinnova has signed a development agreement with The North Face to develop new, sustainable, high-performance textiles for the outdoor apparel category. This will start with a “ journey towards commercialising sustainable products” using...
Aug 16, 2021
VF revenues jump 104 percent, raises guidance
First quarter revenue at VF Corporation increased 104 percent or 96 percent in constant currency to 2.2 billion dollars. The company said in a statement that excluding the impact of acquisitions, revenue increased 90 percent or 83 percent in constant dollars driven by VF’s largest brands and the EMEA and North American regions, which experienced...
Jul 30, 2021
The North Face launching circular re-commerce platform
Outdoor brand The North Face is transforming into a circular business model with the launch of a new circular e-commerce platform that will re-sell, repair and recycle clothing to keep it out of landfill. The circular re-commerce platform, The North Face Renewed, will launch as a pilot scheme in Germany on May 4. The initiative will not only...
Apr 22, 2021
VF Corporation announces design and education apprenticeship program
VF Corporation, a parent company to Timberland, Vans, The North Face, and more, has announced a year-long design and education apprenticeship program which aims to cultivate and advance BIPOC talent within the footwear industry. The program is intended to provide students with unique professional design experience and gain access to the footwear...
Mar 9, 2021
VF Corp aims to eliminate single-use plastic packaging by 2025
VF Corp, whose portfolio includes brands Supreme, The North Face, Timberland, and Vans, has announced a goal to eliminate all single-use plastic packaging, including polybags, by 2025. The remaining non-plastic packaging used by the US business and its brands will be reduced, originate from sustainable sources, and be designed for reuse or...
Feb 10, 2021
Podcast: Gucci Podcast interviews Jared Leto and Jimmy Chin about The North Face collaboration
In this episode of the Gucci Podcast, actor Jared Leto and The North Face Athlete Jimmy Chin discussed The North Face and Gucci collaboration. Listen to the podcast below. Gucci Podcast·Academy Award Winners Jared Leto and Jimmy Chin on #TheNorthFacexGucci collection. Source: Gucci Podcast via Soundcloud Photo credit: Jared Leto, Facebook
Feb 2, 2021
VF Corp reports 6 percent drop in Q3 revenues to 3 billion dollars
Third quarter revenue at VF Corporation decreased 6 percent or 8 percent in constant dollars to 3 billion dollars driven by store closures and lower consumer demand as a result of the Covid-19 outbreak and related government actions and regulations. VF said, gross margin decreased 250 basis points to 54.7 percent and on an adjusted basis, gross...
Jan 28, 2021
Video: The North Face x Gucci collaboration documentary
In this video, The North Face and Gucci collaboration documentary features interviews from Alessandro Michele, Gucci’s creative director, David Whetstone, The North Face’s global collaborations design manager, Nina Williams and professional rock climber and artist Post AOW. Watch the video below. Video: Gucci via YouTube Photo credit: Gucci,...
Jan 7, 2021
The North Face x Gucci Collection: avatar items now available in Pokémon GO
Real world meets virtual world: Italian luxury house Gucci and US outerwear brand The North Face announced their collaboration for anew collectionjust shortly before the holidays. Now the two veterans demonstrate how to place one’s products in the virtual world. For a limited time only, items from the The North Face x Gucci collection will be...
Jan 6, 2021
Video: The Fashion Archive reviews the Gucci X The North Face collaboration
In this video, The Fashion Archive shares his thoughts on the Gucci X The North Face collaboration.Watch the video below. Video: The Fashion Archive via YouTube Photo credit: Gucci, Facebook
Dec 29, 2020