Sustainability

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

Visitors check out the trends at Spinexpo Shanghai

Business Features

Spinexpo Shanghai Reacts to Consumer, Environmental Trends

The most recent edition of Spinexpo Shanghai saw knitters, weavers, knitwear and yarn producers continue their focus on sustainability and ath-leisure.

clock September 6, 2017Casey Hall

Eyewear

Kering Eyewear Partners With Bio-on to Introduce Eco-Sustainable Plastic

Kering Eyewear will be the first company in the industry to use Bio-on biopolymers.

clock September 5, 2017Sandra Salibian

Street styleStreet style, Spring Summer 2018, Paris Fashion Week Men's, France - 23 Jun 2017

Legal

France Forcing Corporate Transparency With New Law

Companies like Kering and LVMH are still waiting for specifics on implementation, but they have to comply with new rules, with or without them.

clock August 22, 2017Kali Hays

Liam Neeson and Daniel NeesonNew York Rangers v Florida Panthers, NHL Ice Hockey, Madison Square Garden, New Yok, USA - 20 Nov 2016

People

Liam Neeson’s Son Launches Environmentally Conscious Clothing Line

Called Pine Outfitters, the line is Daniel Neeson’s first fashion venture.

clock July 14, 2017Alexa Tietjen

Booths at Berlin's Premium trade show

Markets

New Strategies and Growing Market Confidence at Berlin Fairs

At Berlin’s trade fairs during Berlin Fashion Week, the mood was upbeat and visitors were confident about the market and discussed strategies despite less traffic.

clock July 10, 2017Quynh Tran

: Designer Lara Krude (R) is seen with a model on the runway after accepting the fashion talent award 'Designer for Tomorrow' by Peek & Cloppenburg and Fashion ID hosted by Stella McCartney during the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Berlin Spring/Summer 2018 at Kaufhaus Jandorf on July 6, 2017 in Berlin, Germany. (Photo by Andreas Rentz/Getty Images for P&C and Fashion ID) *** Local Caption *** Lara Krude

Fashion Scoops

Patron Stella McCartney and Jury Choose Lara Krude as Designer for Tomorrow in Berlin

McCartney also makes star appearance at the Zeit Magazin Mode & Stil conference.

clock July 9, 2017Melissa Drier

Symrise headquarters in Holzminden, Germany.

Beauty Features

Symrise Achieves Sustainability Goal Prior to 2030 Deadline

The international fragrance and flavoring manufacturer has achieved its goal of reducing its carbon emissions by 17.5 percent.

clock July 7, 2017Layla Ilchi

A rendering of Bird Street in London

Technology

London’s New West End Company Creates Digitally ‘Smart Street’

New West End Company launched a digitally enhanced street.

clock June 30, 2017Lorelei Marfil

A look from the Orange Fiber capsule collection by Salvatore Ferragamo

Business Features

Salvatore Ferragamo Group Gets Greener

The company’s prestigious Florentine Palazzo Spini Feroni obtained a green certification this month.

clock June 26, 2017Alessandra Turra

Government and Trade

Higg Index Heads for Full Usage by SAC Members by End of 2017

The Sustainability Apparel Coalition includes Wal-Mart, Patagonia, Nike, Adidas, Puma and Nordstrom.

clock June 14, 2017Emily Backus

Gucci Resort 2018 Fashion Show

Technology

Kering, H&M, Others Commit to Development of ‘Circular’ Apparel

As part of a new sustainable fashion initiative, Kering and some brands are teaming up to make more earth- and human-friendly goods.

clock May 31, 2017Kali Hays

Biolage R.A.W. Shampoo and Conditioner

Beauty Features

L’Oréal USA Partners with MBDC for Cradle to Cradle Certification

The L’Oréal-owned hair care brand, Biolage, has received a sustainability certification for its R.A.W. Nourish Shampoo and Conditioner.

clock May 23, 2017Layla Ilchi

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