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DKNY, Donna Karan Parent G-III Blows Past Estimates, Raises Guidance

G-III Apparel said it continued to see strength in casualwear across the portfolio.

Will the Alternative Leather Market Sustain Momentum?

Far from being the perfect solution, faux leather is on the rise with biotech and start-up companies amassing…

There’s an Executive Agenda on New Materials: Short Takes

Former Hermès CEO Patrick Thomas joins MycoWorks board, new hires at Eco-Age and bio-nylon-maker nabs $118…

Just in Time for ‘Top Gun: Maverick,’ Avirex to Be Relaunched for Fall

The brand best known for its leather jackets is relaunching with a campaign featuring athletes and creatives.

Lululemon Introduces Yoga Mats and Bags Made From Mushrooms

Products will be available for purchase in early 2022.

Michael Kors, Versace Parent Company Outlines Its Post-COVID-19 Playbook

It includes paying down debt, opening more stores, growing the accessories businesses across the portfolio…

Valextra’s CEO on Brand’s Men’s Accessories

Valextra's CEO Xavier Rougeaux, who joined the Italian leather goods company in January, is aiming to expand…

Gucci Introduces Animal-free Material

After two years of research and development, the luxury material is being introduced through the launch of…

G-lll Apparel Raises Estimates, Expects Return of Workwear

Company shares closed up nearly 11 percent Monday as a result. 

Spotlight on Deadwood’s Cactus Leather Collection

The Stockholm-based sustainable label has this year debuted an enticing plant-based vegan capsule, made…

The Truth Scientists Want You to Know About New Eco-conscious Materials

Amid awareness of the plastic crisis and veganism, scientists are peering back to plant-based materials, but…

Todd Kahn Steers Coach Into the Future

Parent company Tapestry Inc. has made Kahn the permanent CEO and president of the apparel, accessories and…

How Nour Hammour Thrived Off of Creating the Perfect Leather Jacket

The Parisian label — favored by Bella Hadid, Kendall Jenner and Hailey Bieber — built a growing business out…

Lineapelle Digital-Only Edition Shows Potential of Italian Tanneries

Tanneries at the two-day digital trade show showcased tactile and earth-toned leather, as well innovative and…

CEO Talks: Loro Piana’s Fabio D’Angelantonio on Launch of Statement Bag

Called Sesia, the bag is named after the valley housing Loro Piana's headquarters and the river that crosses…