Sustainability

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Business

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 “sustainable cotton” in the industry.

clock January 14, 2021Kaley Roshitsh

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Social Impact

Fashion Revolution’s Orsola de Castro Talks Mending, Her New Book

The brand’s cofounder on mending clothes, Gen Z and her first book, “Loved Clothes Last,” set for a February release.

clock January 13, 2021Kaley Roshitsh

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Activewear

Thinx Period Panties Launches Activewear Collection

The four-piece premium collection is available at Shethinx.com.

clock January 12, 2021Kellie Ell

Moncler

Designer and Luxury

Moncler Launches Jackets Entirely Made From Sustainable Materials

The jackets are available in black, and for men, women and children.

clock January 11, 2021Luisa Zargani

An image from the ad campaign for the global launch of the Closed's Coreva capsule collection.

Denim

Closed to Introduce Fully Biodegradable Stretch Denimwear With Candiani

The six-item collection for men and women crafted from Candiani’s biodegradable fabric Coreva will hit shelves on Feb. 12.

clock January 8, 2021Martino Carrera

Amélie Pichard's new bag and the elephant ear leaf from which it's made.

Accessory Trends

Can a Tropical Leaf Forge the Future of Sustainable Accessories Design?

A new, organic material made from giant tropical leaves is landing on the desks of accessories designers at top brands around the world.

clock January 6, 2021Misty White Sidell

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Social Impact

The Return of Designer-Activists in 2021

Designer-activists internally shaped brands like Esprit and Patagonia, but sustainable activism will look to policy and ESG this year.

clock January 6, 2021Kaley Roshitsh

The first and second editions of Adidas' Futurecraft.Loop shoe.

Innovation

The Race to Make a Truly Circular Running Shoe

The world’s sportswear giants are in a race to come up with the first running shoe that, after it is discarded, can be used to make another pair of running shoes.

clock January 5, 2021Cathrin Schaer

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Beauty Features

EXCLUSIVE: Aveda Goes Vegan, Names Sustainability Advocate

Arizona Muse is the brand’s first global advocate for sustainability.

clock December 30, 2020Alexa Tietjen

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Business Features

Avery Dennison Unveils Film for ‘New Era’ of Supply Chain Transparency

The company’s film is a nod toward the growing importance of sustainability and transparency in business.

clock December 23, 2020Tracey Meyers

Benetton

Human Resources

Benetton Launches New Online Store, Appoints Sales Director

Martino Boselli arrives at Benetton at a moment of structural changes, and reports to ceo Massimo Renon, who joined the company in March from Marcolin Group.

clock December 22, 2020Luisa Zargani

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Business

What 2020 Taught Fashion About Sustainability and Where to Go From Here

Marketing dollars may push sustainability claims but brands won’t go far without consumer trust in their eco efforts.

clock December 21, 2020Kaley Roshitsh

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Business

Nanushka Releases First Sustainability Report

The Budapest-based men’s and women’s brand is committed to cirularity, community and earth.

clock December 18, 2020Jean E. Palmieri

Moncler

Designer and Luxury

Moncler Partners With Electric Off-Road Racing Series Extreme E

Moncler will provide a dedicated uniform for Extreme E’s on-site team in a partnership in sync with its commitment to sustainability, as Extreme E highlights climate change challenges.

clock December 17, 2020Luisa Zargani

Klarna

Retail

Forecasting Consumer Demands

In the future, consumers will seek out discounted, sustainable and health-conscious products, said David Sykes, head of Klarna U.S. They will also be more likely to embrace technology to shop.

clock December 16, 2020Kellie Ell

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clock January 16, 2021Kali Hays

Social Studies

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