IN DEPTH How are designers and companies able to transition seemingly overnight to produce PPE at such an impactful scale? From LVMH producing hand sanitizer instead of perfume to Brooks Brothers making up to 150,000 surgical masks per day, designers and factories are doing everything they can during […]

Marks & Spencer is the latest UK retailer to ban the use of alpaca wool following the publication of an exposé by animal rights group Peta into the treatment of animals at a farm in Peru. The British retailer said it will “eliminate alpaca [wool] from all future product developments”, including jumpers, […]

Puma has announced the launch of its new biodegradable lifestyle and performance collection as part of its latest biodesign project. The “Design to Fade” collection, which was released in collaboration with Dutch project Living Colour and Swedish design studio Streamateria, explores sustainable alternatives […]

IN DEPTH Although the fashion and design industries have been hit hard by the devastating economic impact brought on by Covid-19, they have also been among the first ones to pull together the resources at hand to make immense contributions to the global relief effort. From LVMH producing hand sanitizer […]

Online luxury fashion platform Farfetch has launched an online fashion footprint tool to help consumers understand how to track the environmental impact of their purchasing decisions and how their pre-owned and conscious fashion choices can impact the planet. The tool, part of Farfetch’s ongoing commitment […]

London-based fashon label JW Anderson is celebrating Yoox’s 20 year anniversary by designing a genderless capsule collection for the online retailer. For this collection, which features the motto “beyond seasons, beyond trends, beyond genders”, Jonathan Anderson, founder and creative director of JW […]

Zalando SE expects a significant increase in sales and EBIT in the second quarter, which the company said in a statement, is significantly above current market expectations. The reasons, Zalando added, are the changing consumer behaviour, in particular a strongly increasing preference for digital offerings, […]

OPINION New-York - A low-key London Fashion Week went digital for its menswear shows against a backdrop of Black Lives Matter protests and a statement from the British Fashion Council regarding the industry’s multiple challenges. “The recent events in the US have shown that none is more urgent than […]

Rebag is no longer just for handbags. The popular resale retailer, which had previously been known only for its offering of secondhand designer bags, is launching new product categories. Beginning June 17, Rebag will accept and sell a broad range of accessory categories including sunglasses, scarves, […]

Gucci is continuing its momentum to be a luxury leader in sustainability, launching Gucci Off The Grid as part of its Gucci Circular Lines. The initiative comes as the Florentine fashion house expands into circular production collections and making good on its promise to be mindful of the environmental […]

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