Beauty

Beauty Forced to Confront Racism

clock June 5, 2020Alexa Tietjen and Allison Collins and Ellen Thomas

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 June 5, 2020Miles Socha

Sustainability

People emerge from the subway wearing protective face masks at Columbus Circle in New York, New York, USA, 04 March 2020. The city recently announced new cases of the coronavirus, including a patient who is a healthcare worker who had recently travelled to Iran.Coronavirus in New York, USA - 04 Mar 2020

Business Features

Will Anti-Viral Apparel Become the Norm Post-COVID-19?

As consumers get back to shopping, the growth and popularity of anti-viral textiles remain in question.

clock June 4, 2020Tracey Meyers

Shopping on the first day of reopening of the clothing stores after the lockdown due to the Coronavirus emergency in Milan, Italy, 18 May 2020. Several countries around the world have started to ease COVID-19 lock-down restrictions in an effort to restart their economies and help people in their daily routines after the outbreak of coronavirus pandemic.Coronavirus in Italy, Phase 2, Milan - 18 May 2020

Business Features

Field Notes: Textile Exchange Asks: ‘Where Are We Now?’

Textile Exchange’s new report explores the industry’s shift to “preferred materials.”

clock June 3, 2020Tracey Meyers

Fashion for all, social justice, humanity, sustainability

Business Features

Dear Fashion: Be Human, Break the Silence

Fashion for All Foundation’s Hannah Stoudemire seeks solidarity and “humanity” from the fashion world once again.

clock June 3, 2020Kaley Roshitsh

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Business Features

EXCLUSIVE: Jeanologia Debuts Sanitization Technology for Brands, Retailers

“We think that sanitizing clothing after the fitting room will become like washing your hands,” Jeanologia told WWD.

clock June 2, 2020Tracey Meyers

silver, gold, recycled, jewelry

Jewelry

Pandora Jewelry to Cease Using Mined Silver and Gold

The Danish jeweler is on its way to phasing out mined metals by 2025.

clock June 2, 2020Kaley Roshitsh

recycling, textile waste, fashion

Fashion Scoops

New Recycling Consortium an Open Call to Curb Textile Waste in Philly

Recycling startup Retrievr makes an open call to fashion brands to partake in the recycling journey in Philadelphia.

clock May 29, 2020Kaley Roshitsh

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Textiles

Silk Specialist Mantero Seta Steps Up Green Efforts

The Como, Italy-based textile company is debuting Resilk, an upcycled silk fabric.

clock May 28, 2020Martino Carrera

A still from one of the online fashion retailer's campaigns.

Business Features

EXCLUSIVE: Zalando Makes Sustainability Mandatory for All Brands

Europe’s largest online-only fashion retailer is making a bold move, asking all brands to provide supply chain information. Those that don’t measure up to ethical standards by 2023 are out.

clock May 28, 2020Cathrin Schaer

M Missoni x YOOX capsule collection

Fashion Scoops

M Missoni, Yoox Debut Exclusive Collaboration

The 11-piece capsule features a conscious bent with sustainable and repurposed materials.

clock May 28, 2020Andrew Shang

Allbirds, carbon, sustainability

Fashion Scoops

Adidas, Allbirds Team in Race for Low-Carbon Impact Sports Shoe

The Adidas-Allbirds collaboration is racing to develop the “lowest ever carbon footprint” for a sports performance shoe.

clock May 28, 2020Kaley Roshitsh

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

Phillip Lim, The RealReal

Retail

EXCLUSIVE: Is The RealReal, Phillip Lim Resale Partnership a Modern Solution in Difficult Times?

Lim is embracing resale with The RealReal for an archive sale of seasons’ past.

clock May 27, 2020Kaley Roshitsh

Marie-Claire Daveu

Business Features

Sustainability and Cooperation to Dictate the Future of Luxury Goods Companies

An Altagamma webinar shed the light on the role of sustainability in aiding brands to maintain an emotional connection with consumers after the pandemic.

clock May 26, 2020Sandra Salibian

The-Only-Jane-campaign

Fashion Features

5 Brands Launched During the Pandemic

WWD rounds up fashion labels that launched with sustainability, charity in mind as the coronavirus was spreading.

clock May 26, 2020Martino Carrera

shopping, consumer behavior, reusables

Retail

Short Takes: Spring Shopping Data Shows Bright Spot for Sustainability

In a snapshot of spring data from businesses and consulting firms, consumer behavior is still shifting sustainably amid the pandemic.

clock May 20, 2020Kaley Roshitsh

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Beauty Companies Donate to Black Lives Matter

clock June 5, 2020Alexa Tietjen

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