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Sustainability - 64 Brands set 143 Targets for a Circular Fashion Future
London - 64 international fashion companies have set a total of 143 targets to help accelerate the industry’s transition to a circular fashion system. Leading companies, ranging from Bestseller and H&M to Kering and Inditex have shown their commitment to sustainability after signing the 2020 Circular Fashion System Commitment and released their individual targets for circularity to the public online this week.
Cashmere - Brunello Cuchinelli sells 6% of company to invest in charitable projects
Brunello Cucinelli, the Italian fashion businessman behind the eponymous high-end label, has sold a 6 percent stake in the fashion company and raised about 100 million euros for his family’s charitable foundation.
Aviation - Adient and Boeing set up new aircraft seating joint-venture
Seating systems provider Adient, spun off from Johnson Controls in 2016, has formed a new company with aircraft manufacturer Boeing. The new joint company, Adient Aerospace, will design and build airplane seats.
Leather - GLCC takes Nike to task over ‘Flyleather’
The Global Leather Coordinating Committee (GLCC), which brings together the three international leather organisations (the International Council of Tanners – ICT, the International Council of Hides, Skins and Leather Traders Associations – ICHSLTA, and the International Union of Leather Chemists and Technologists Societies – IULTCS), has issued a statement on Nike’s use of the term ‘Flyleather’.
Three out of four Chinese consumers prefer to buy local brands of apparel and footwear, according to a new report titled “Double clicking on the Chinese consumers” by McKinsey Global & Company.
There are some classic fashion essentials that can stay true to their essential form OR can be recreated to reflect societies modern fashion orientations and regardless, which ever direction you choose - remain perfectly on-point.
Larimar is a rare blue gemstone from the Caribbean’s that is supposed to bring peace and to allow thinking with a calm mind.
Today yak down is perhaps the most sought after natural animal based fibre for use in the textile and apparel industry.
Indian companies have been participating in the Hong Kong leather fairs for many years. In the Raw Material Fair - APLF Leather - participation has been happening since decades and in Fashion Access as well for the last 10 to 12 years.
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