The fashion industry innovation organization, which brings together groups like Adidas, C&A, Kering and PVH, has picked the seven start-ups it will support as part of the Asia Innovation 2022 programme.
The Dutch retail group has closed down its subsidiary Canda International, which specialised in producing formal and occasion wear, market segments that have been especially hit by the negative effects of the pandemic.
Turkish denim producer Isko has inked a licence deal with the Hong Kong Research Institute for Textiles and Apparel, whose ‘Green Machine’ is said to make it possible to easily separate cotton fibre from polyester.
To celebrate Pride Month, several labels have decided to pay tribute to the LGBTQ+ community with collections festooned with the colours of the rainbow. Among them Puma, Victoria Beckham, Balenciaga and Ralph Lauren.
Major fashion brands are getting behind an initiative in Bangladesh that aims to use more recycled materials in clothing production and significantly cut planet-heating emissions from manufacturing by 2030.