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Farfetch's There Was One in womenswear collab with Lisa Folawiyo
Farfetch has announced the latest high-profile launch for its There Was One brand. It’s a collab with Lisa Folawiyo with an exclusive capsule collection available only via the luxury fashion e-tailer.
Prada, Zegna acquire minority stake in knitwear firm Fedeli
Prada and Ermenegildo Zegna on Tuesday said they have acquired a minority stake in Luigi Fedeli e Figlio, highlighting the importance of high-quality knitwear in the luxury segment.
Italian company Fulgar to exhibit at ITMA 2023
Fulgar, the world’s leading group in the man-made fibre sector, will be present with a special project in synergy with Europe’s most important textile machinery producers, at ITMA 2023.
Papua New Guinea women weave their way to a living
Demand is growing, with international customers in North America, Europe and neighbouring Australia increasingly looking for authentic bilums
Organic cotton certification heads into space with new GOTS project
The Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) and the European Space Agency (ESA) on Tuesday announced a world-first new project to use remote satellite monitoring in organic cotton certification.
Photographers Michael Avedon and James Dylan launch new publication Breach
The creatives, grandsons of Richard Avedon and Bob Dylan, respectively, found a photography first publication with digital and print issues.
Armani starts experimental cotton cultivation in Puglia
The Italian group has joined forces with the Sustainable Markets Initiative and the Circular Bioeconomy Alliance to produce cotton in Puglia, Italy, using an experimental agroforestry cultivation system.
Rab and Lowe Alpine owner reveals next stage in transparency programme
British outdoor company Equip Outdoor Technologies, owner of the Rab and Lowe Alpine brands, has announced the next stage in its Material Facts sustainability programme.
Denim Première Vision celebrates second edition in Berlin
Denim Première Vision took place in Berlin for the second time. On May 31 and June 1, the fair brought together 64 denim industry players from a total of 14 countries at the Arena Berlin.
Edward Enninful to exit British Vogue, taking on global advisory role
And another one bites the dust. Edward Enninful is to exit British Vogue the magazine has made known, making him the latest editor-in-chief of a Vogue in the past several years to exit their position.
Stella McCartney adds more new materials, makes first bag from banana plants
As interest in leather alternatives and other eco-friendly materials for accessories grows, Stella McCartney has launched its first-ever bag made from banana plants as part of its autumn 2023 collection.
200 brands sign International Accord for worker safety in RMG industry
The International Accord for Health and Safety in the Textile and Garment Industry has now been signed by 200 brands and retailers covering around 1,700 factories and 1.8 million workers in Bangladesh.
Cotton Traders has another strong year, store and e-sales boom
Heritage fashion brand Cotton Traders’ latest set of results saw it reporting another strong year that was its “most successful financial year to date, with a 10.6% year-on-year increase in turnover of £111 million”.
Permira takes control of Italian luxury suppliers hub Florence
Investment firm Permira has acquired the majority of Gruppo Florence, in a deal which values the hub of Italian luxury clothing and leather goods manufacturers at more than 1 billion euros.
Daniel Wellington unveils handbag line amid major strategic shift
Amid the splendor of the Ritz in Paris, Daniel Wellington unveiled its debut handbag line, the latest new development amid a major strategic shift for the Swedish watchmaker.
Italy becomes European leader in technical textiles production
This fast-growing niche sector, highly valued by the luxury industry, is worth €26 billion in Europe alone, of which nearly €7 billion generated in Italy, now the leading technical textiles producer on the continent.