Permira will help the 10-year-old Los Angeles-based brand to achieve its growth plans, expand its e-commerce strategy and retail footprint both domestically and internationally, and launch new product categories.
In an effort to cut down on the amount of clothing ending up in landfill, Patagonia is giving customers the option to mail-in used Patagonia clothing in exchange for purchase credit, as part of its Worn Wear program.
LA-based sustainable denim brand Boyish will set foot in the UK this summer with a launch in Selfridges in London on June 16. The debut will also see it offering a number of exclusive styles at the upscale retailer.
The New York City Department of Sanitation and New York City Economic Development Corporation have teamed up with the Ellen MacArthur Foundation for the #WearNext campaign, an initiative to support circular fashion.
Kylie, Kim, Meghan and Cardi have been the top influencers in 2018, while ugly sneakers, skinny jeans, bike shorts, leggings and logos, logos and more logos have been fashion favourites, the annual Lyst index shows.
A recent study from the NDP Group has highlighted the growing importance of sustainability to apparel consumers but has also found that the majority of shoppers refuse to pay more for sustainable products.