As the sustainability movement grows in the fashion and textiles industry so more companies are finding collaborations the way forward to develop their eco identities. The latest are Turtle Doves, iinouiio and Socko.
Sainsbury's, one of the UK's biggest supermarkets and the owner of the giant Tu clothing brand, issued a trading statement for the 16 weeks to the end of June on Tuesday and its fashion ops are doing reasonably well.
The luxury label is increasing its output capacity with a 10,000-m2 factory specialised in producing uppers, part of the facilities of the label’s footwear producer Pigini, in the central Italian region of Marche.
Icelandic clothing brand 66°North is to open a UK flagship store in London’s West End this autumn. It will be the outdoor heritage label's Europe flagship, marking its first venture outside of Iceland and Denmark.
Boss is continuing its marketing drive to reach key consumers and has announced a new deal with the Aston Martin Aramco Cognizant Formula One Team (AMF1) that sees it being named the team’s official fashion partner.
The British Fashion Council (BFC) is to stage its second annual Institute of Positive Fashion (IPF) Forum with an extensive day-long programme on 30 June. It will take place at 180 Studios, 180 The Strand, London.
Fashion and sustainability continue to meet in the middle. Luxury fashion platform Farfetch and sustainability ratings platform Good On You have launched ‘Good Measures’, a "first-of-its-kind sustainability hub".
The Botswana government and De Beers Group have extended their agreement for the sale of rough diamond production from its joint venture Debswana by an year to June 2023, the diamond miner said on Wednesday.
The Scottish textiles industry is being funded by a £2 million injection to help “reduce its environmental burden”. Zero Waste Scotland and the Scottish government have launched their ‘Circular Textiles Fund’.