Sustainability

Photo courtesy of Lenzing AG.

Technology

Think Tank: Enhancing Transparency Through Long-term Visibility

Florian Heubrandner discusses how the fashion industry should uphold traceability for a better sustainable future.

clock February 14, 2019Dr. Florian Heubrandner

Norma Kamali.

Fashion Scoops

Sustainability Is the Guest of Honor at Fashion for Peace Event

To emphasize eco-freindly practices, Norma Kamali, Sabyasachi Mukherjee, Mara Hoffman and Mimi Prober used natural Indian textiles for their designs.

clock February 14, 2019Rosemary Feitelberg

The US Capitol on Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, DC, USA, 12 January 2019. The current partial shutdown of the US federal government, now the longest in US history, has many federal employees including Secret Service agents and officers working unpaid.The current partial shutdown of the US federal government becomes the longest in US history, Washington, USA - 12 Jan 2019

Government and Trade

NCTO Appoints Kimberly Glas as New President, CEO

The National Council of Textile Organizations (NCTO) appointed Kimberly Glas as its new president and ceo, effective Apr. 29th.

clock February 14, 2019Tracey Greenstein

'Waste No More' is meant to focus on consumers' overconsumption.

Fashion Scoops

‘Waste No More’ Installation to Preview at Eileen Fisher’s Brooklyn Store

‘Waste No More’ is meant to amplify a zero-waste sensibility that is supported by the sustainable-minded designer.

clock February 13, 2019Rosemary Feitelberg

Photo courtesy of Reformation.

Retail

Reformation Launches ‘Carbon Is Canceled’ Campaign

Ref shoppers can reduce or offset their carbon footprint by opting for wind energy and purchasing “climate credits” on its web site.

clock February 13, 2019Tracey Greenstein

Studio One Eighty-Nine's fall 2019 collection.

Fashion Scoops

Rosario Dawson, Abrima Erwiah’s Studio One Eighty-Nine Expands Perspective

The sustainable brand introduced its first fall collection at New York Fashion Week.

clock February 12, 2019Misty White Sidell

Chromat RTW Fall 2019

Fashion Show Reviews

Chromat RTW Fall 2019

Chromat paired a neon-colored collection of swimwear with its first Reebok collaboration.

clock February 9, 2019Thomas Waller

Penney's new Xersion Studio line.

Business Features

Noble Biomaterials Discusses Solutions for High-Performing Apparel

Brands are seeking hi-tech materials for apparel as performance and fashion continue to collide.

clock February 7, 2019Tracey Greenstein

Photo courtesy of Kingpins.

Markets

Kingpins Show Requires Denim Mills to Meet Sustainability Standards

The Kingpins Show will require exhibitors to “meet or exceed” mandatory sustainability standards beginning with its Amsterdam show in April.

clock February 7, 2019Tracey Greenstein

Photo courtesy of Cotopaxi.

Markets

Outdoor Retailer Snow Show Underscores Sustainability, Performance

The event saw the launch of eco-conscious products and partnerships.

clock February 7, 2019Tracey Greenstein

The atmosphere at White Women's Collections + accessories.

Fashion Scoops

White Milano Trade Show Continues to Highlight Sustainable Fashion

Sustainability is also a focus for the Lombardy region’s government, which is set to channel 10 million euros in sustainable fashion projects.

clock February 6, 2019Julieta Sabino

Jewelry designer Anna Sheffield in her new retail store

Jewelry

Jewelry Designer Anna Sheffield Unveils a New Retail Location in New York

The designer has a new larger location and charts the next phase of her brand.

clock February 4, 2019Thomas Waller

Photo courtesy of 180 The Store.

Business Features

Atelier & Repairs Introduces Residency Retail Space in New York

Atelier & Repairs launched its guest residency at 180 the Store in TriBeCa.

clock February 4, 2019Tracey Greenstein

BPD Expo in New York.

Markets

Denim Trends Moving Toward Sustainability and Vintage Styles

Spring looks are focused on green performance blends, Eighties nostalgia and reworked vintage.

clock February 4, 2019Tracey Greenstein

Photo courtesy of Unifi.

Business Features

Unifi Announces Recipients of ‘Champions of Sustainability’ Awards

Unifi recognized 68 companies as “Champions of Sustainability,” which is a 38 percent increase from last year’s total.

clock February 4, 2019Tracey Greenstein

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Backstage at Jeremy Scott RTW Fall 2019

Accessories

Fall 2019 Accessories Roundup: The Best Bags, Boots, Jewelry and More…

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