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Beauty Forced to Confront Racism

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Fashion

Voices of Fashion's Black Creatives on the Work to Be Done

clock June 5, 2020Andrew Shang and Victor Vaughns Jr. and Thomas Waller and Luis Campuzano and Emily Mercer and Rosemary Feitelberg

Fashion

Bottega Veneta Taps Designer Matthieu Blazy

clock 10hMiles Socha

manufacturing

Healthcare workers applaud in tribute to all those in the fight against the Coronavirus in hospitals and medical centers.Applause for health care workers, New York, USA - 08 Apr 2020

Business Features

Congresswoman Calls for Bill to Ensure Domestic PPE Manufacturing

Maloney’s initiatives are also designed to help support domestic manufacturing.

clock May 28, 2020Rosemary Feitelberg

Sustainable fashion forum

Business Features

Fashion Girls for Humanity Founders Explore Future of Fashion

Fashion Girls For Humanity’s founders discussed COVID-19 relief efforts and how the fashion industry is changing.

clock May 27, 2020Rosemary Feitelberg

Bangladesh factory

Business Features

Asia Floor Wage Alliance Wants Brands to Pay One-time Relief Contribution

The organization estimated that millions of garment workers across Asia have faced layoffs due to canceled orders and suspended production.

clock May 26, 2020Rosemary Feitelberg

fashion students, fashion jobs, fashion grads, FSF

Technology

Short Takes: ‘Now, More Than Ever’ Sustaining the New Grads

With new initiatives, N.A.bld and Fashion Scholarship Fund call for a safety net for new fashion grads as well as furloughed alumni.

clock May 13, 2020Kaley Roshitsh

Former Amazon employee Christian Smalls addresses a gathering of nurses, union workers and Amazon employees during a May Day-related protest in front of an Amazon distribution warehouse in Staten Island, New York, USA, on 01 May 2020. The warehouse is the location where the firing of employee Christian Smalls became a cause many activists have rallied around, and many employees are complaining that the company is not doing enough to protect them from the coronavirus.May Day Protest at Amazon Warehouse in New York, Staten Island, USA - 01 May 2020

Business Features

Amazon Whistleblower Chris Smalls to Launch Group for Essential Workers

The former Amazon employee has sparked a nationwide movement to help protect the health of essential workers.

clock May 11, 2020Rosemary Feitelberg

California Gov. Gavin Newsom

Government and Trade

Calif. Inches Toward Businesses Reopening As Other States Race

“We don’t make decisions based on what we want or hope, but based on what actually is,” Governor Gavin Newsom said of a phased reopening.

clock April 28, 2020Kali Hays

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Anjac Health & Beauty Acquires Roval Cosmétiques

With the additional acquisition, Anjac expects to have 400 million euros in turnover.

clock April 28, 2020Allison Collins

The Model Alliance's founder Sara Ziff, right, at the Victoria's Secret protest.

Business Features

Victoria’s Secret Ranks on the National COSH’s 2020 List of ‘Dirty Dozen’ Employers

The National COSH also awarded Amazon with a “dishonorable mention.”

clock April 23, 2020Rosemary Feitelberg

WorkersÕ sewing stations were moved 6 feet apart to comply with social distancing guidelines.

Fashion Scoops

Fashion Girls for Humanity Launches Gowns for Good Made in America

The group aims to help raise $250,000 for medical gowns for health-care workers.

clock April 22, 2020Rosemary Feitelberg

Coronavirus Crisis: How to Help Those In Need

Business Features

Fashion for the Front Lines Aims to Connect Companies Looking to Help PPE Production

With the help of the organization, about 1.8 million medical gowns have been manufactured in the past three weeks.

clock April 15, 2020Rosemary Feitelberg

Fashion Scoops

Workers Rights Consortium Launches COVID-19 Brand Tracker

The new online tool keeps track of companies that have committed in full to paying for completed orders or ones that are in production.

clock April 14, 2020Rosemary Feitelberg

Two workers sit near sewing machines.

Markets

COVID-19 Hits Chinese Fashion Manufacturing Hard

Garment production saw a 36.61 percent drop, exports decreased by 20 percent and investments plummeted 50.2 percent in January and February.

clock April 6, 2020Tianwei Zhang

Fashion Scoops

Understanding the Different Types of Face Masks

Face masks and face shields are not synonymous. Here’s a glossary of mask-related terms.

clock April 6, 2020Rosemary Feitelberg

Heritage menswear brand Hickey Freeman made the decision March 23 to convert the companyÕs factory in Rochester, New York, in operation since 1912, into a facility to produce protective face masks.

Markets

Coronavirus: U.S. Apparel Manufacturers Go to Battle Making Masks, PPE Despite Leadership Void

“There are so few apparel manufacturers in America and we feel strongly that it is our responsibility to help however we can with the resources we have,” said Brooks Brothers chief executive officer Claudio Del Vecchio.

clock April 6, 2020Booth Moore and Jean E. Palmieri and Rosemary Feitelberg

Confindustria Moda's headquarters in Milan.

Business Features

Confidustria Moda Outlines Recovery Plan for Post-Lockdown Scenario

The association issued a list of five points seen as key to guarantee the employees’ health and the sector’s survival.

clock April 3, 2020Martino Carrera

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