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14th Annual Supima Design Competition Slated for NYFW

Six design students are vying for a $10,000 financial prize.

Behind Pangaia’s New ‘Plnt’ and ‘Frut’ Fabrics

Plnt and Frut Fiber are the latest blended fabrics in a suite of "high-tech naturalism" fabrics from Pangaia.

Children’s Wear Looks to Be More Sustainable, Eon Nabs New Funding: Short Takes

CSR efforts are broadening as digital identity solutions grab new funding in a "digitally connected world."

What’s Going On in Xinjiang and How It Impacts Fashion

A timeline of the Xinjiang cotton crisis and its impact on fashion and how governments are cracking down on…

Patagonia Signs Multiyear Deal With ‘Infinna’ Fiber Maker

The deal grants Patagonia access to the limited fiber which is made from textile waste in the years ahead but…

Farm to Fashion: When Cotton Gets Conscious, Tackling Transparency

BASF launched the Sustainable Cotton Grower Fund to support cotton farmers in its e3 program.

LVMH Not Worried About Fallout From Xinjiang Cotton Controversy

LVMH chief financial officer Jean-Jacques Guiony said China is a "complex country," but the group is not…

Consumer Demand for Sustainable Products and Business Practices Spikes During Pandemic

Some 50 percent of brands and retailers expect to see a rise in consumer spending on sustainable apparel over…

Ralph Lauren Seeks to Transform How Fashion Industry Dyes Cotton

The company has created the world's first scalable zero wastewater cotton dyeing system.

U.K. Modern Slavery Act Isn’t Working as Intended, Expert Alleges

"If they can't run a business that is not free of exploitation and modern slavery, then simply, they can't…

The North Face Eyes Regenerative Cotton for Fall 2022. Who’s Next?

The North Face will design a collection for fall 2022 with regenerative cotton grown in the U.S., partnering…

Maccari Joins Truth Alone as Artistic Director

The former Perry Ellis designer has joined the sustainably focused men's and women's brand.

Pompeo Declares Genocide in China’s Xinjiang Province

The Secretary of State called out China for its treatment of Uyghurs in the region, which accounts for 20…

Did Xinjiang Cotton Crisis Up Stakes for Traceability?

The U.S. ban on China's Xinjiang cotton raises a broader question of the state of traceability and…

Better Cotton Initiative Stops Xinjiang Field Activity

The sustainability-minded BCI said the allegations of forced labor have made for an "increasingly untenable…