Sustainability

The Creative Spot Fashion in Fidenza Village, Italy.

Retail

Value Retail Inaugurates Latest Edition of The Creative Spot Fashion Project

The temporary store dedicated to emerging fashion brands highlights sustainability, showcasing designs by the five finalists of the Green Carpet Talent Competition.

clock November 21, 2017Sandra Salibian

A look inside the new Timberland Tree Lab store.

Retail

Timberland, Eileen Fisher Help Launch Puerto Rico Cotton Fund, Raises $30,000

The Puerto Rico Cotton Fund raised $30,000 for victims of Hurricane Maria.

clock November 17, 2017Tracey Greenstein

A look from Ecoalf.

Retail

Ecoalf Brings Eco Message to Berlin With Flagship

Spanish eco-fashion brand Ecoalf opens its first international flagship in Berlin as part of an expansion strategy.

clock November 9, 2017Quynh Tran

Refprmation's new Bond St. location. Photo courtesy of Reformation.

Retail

Clothing Brand Reformation Opens Third New York City Location

The store is Reformation’s “first tech-enabled store” in New York.

clock November 8, 2017Tracey Greenstein

Photo Credit: Aldo Soligno. Photo courtesy of the GCU Fair Fashion Center.

Markets

GCNYC’s Fair Fashion Center Makes the Case for Sustainability

GCNYC’s Fair Fashion Center sought to “prove the business case for sustainability.”

clock November 1, 2017Tracey Greenstein

A look from BYT and Barneys' luxury upcycled collection of jackets.

Designer and Luxury

Barneys Partners With Luxury Upcycling Brand BYT

The department store and BYT both say the collection proves fashion can be a “force for good”.

clock October 31, 2017Casey Hall

Repreve multifilament polyester yarn.

Financial

Unifi Sales Tick Up, Profits Stabilize at Start of Fiscal Year

The textile company is looking to amp up its sustainable yarn business.

clock October 23, 2017Kali Hays

Alternative Apparel

Mergers and Acquisitions

Hanesbrands’ Alternative Deal Signals Changes for Eco-Minded Brand

Hanesbrands is looking to Alternative to mix up product, but the use of sustainable and recycled materials could be on the line.

clock October 18, 2017Kali Hays

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Business Features

Consumer Demand Pushing Fashion to Close the Loop

Shoppers want more sustainably made products. And the fashion industry is responding.

clock October 10, 2017Tracey Greenstein

Lucas Simons, CEO of NewForesight Consultancy, speaks at the 2016 Textile Exchange Sustainability Conference about the state of collaboration in the textiles industry and challenges attendants to work more closely in order to overcome common obstacles. Photo courtesy of Textile Exchange.

Technology

Textile Exchange Conference to Tackle Sustainable Development Goals

Industry members will gather in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 9 through 13 to discuss sustainable initiatives for textiles.

clock October 10, 2017Tracey Greenstein

The scene at the Fashion Tech Lab.

Fashion Scoops

Fashion Tech Lab Showcases Sustainable Innovations

Seven innovative technologies offered ideas on fashion’s path forward at the initiative’s launch in Paris on Monday.

clock October 3, 2017Lily Templeton

Might will reopen its Soho store on October 2.

Fashion Scoops

Maiyet to Reopen SoHo Store on Monday

To add another dimension to Maiyet’s commitment to ethical fashion, the Crosby Street store will host talks about that fashion in order to further the discussion and exchange ideas.

clock September 26, 2017Rosemary Feitelberg

Designer and Luxury

Kering Leads Dow Jones Sustainability Indices for Third Year

The annual ranking has again recognized the French luxury group as the industry leader for the textiles, apparel and luxury goods sectors.

clock September 19, 2017Joelle Diderich

Fashion Features

Italy’s Fashion Chamber Releases Guidelines for Sustainability in Retail

A pool of the industry’s big names took part in the project, including Ermenegildo Zegna, Giorgio Armani, Gucci, Prada, Salvatore Ferragamo and Versace.

clock September 11, 2017Sandra Salibian

Pro-EU demonstrators gather in Parliament Square in London

Fashion Scoops

Katharine Hamnett Marches in London, Returns With Sustainable Range

The designer took part in the People’s March for Europe on Saturday.

clock September 9, 2017Lorelei Marfil

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